NURS 7301: Creating Healing Environments: Foundations of Nursing Art and Science

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Credits 3
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This course provides the student with an introduction and orientation to the distinctive characteristics of the UST DNP shaped by the Catholic intellectual tradition. Students explore the conceptual threads of the program of study and link these to the theoretical and scientific grounding of the practice leadership in professional nursing. Conceptual threads include the UST Nursing philosophy, pillars and framework; the IOM Future of Nursing report and its emphasis on transformational leadership; the conceptual model of complex adaptive systems including diversity as its source of creativity and as an innovative patient care context; interprofessional and clinical partnerships; and nurses’ engagement in health care environments to create the conditions, relationships, partnerships and practices necessary for healing outcomes for a specified population’s health.