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NSG 1200 Introduction to Nursing

Explores nursing as a personal career choice. An overview of practice areas, essential functions, basic ethical and legal responsibilities and professional behaviors expected of registered nurses and nursing students. Topics include history of nursing practice, the art and science of nursing, legal and ethics, professional behaviors, and basic medical terminology. This is a fully online course.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Nursing
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: DEV 0035 


  • Distinguish professional and behavioral attributes of a nurse.
  • Discuss the philosophical and theoretical foundation of nursing
  • Compare strategies to promote critical thinking
  • Identify professional terminology used in the nursing profession.

Credit Hours: 1

Classroom Hours: 1