NURS110W: Nursing Success Seminar

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 0 Credits 1

Introducing concepts basic to nursing education and practice, Nursing Success Seminar facilitates students' success in the Nursing program and the nursing profession. Learning activities help students develop study, test-taking, and time-management skills. Students learn about the history of the nursing profession and issues facing nurses, including legal and ethical issues in today's healthcare climate. Discussions focus on the different levels of nursing education, as well as the roles, responsibilities, and professional opportunities associated with each level. The course introduces students to theories and conceptual frameworks that support nursing practice and examines the New Hampshire Nurse Practice Acts. The course also introduces students to the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX) test plan for registered nurses as it relates to WMCC's Nursing program. Advocating evidence-based practice, it supports nursing research and encourages continuous nursing inquiry.