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NSG 2600 Concept Synthesis

Synthesizes professional nursing and health and illness concepts to manage and plan collaborative care for individuals and families in a variety of settings. Facilitates the transition from student to beginning associate degree nurse, managing the care of a group of patients with the healthcare team. Total clock hours for theory: 37.5; Total planned clinical hours: 150; Total planned lab hours: 37.5; Clinical and lab hours combined: 187.5.

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

Prereqs: NSG 2400 AND NSG 2450  Restricted to Majors 


  • Demonstrate caring behaviors when providing nursing care with respect for the diversity of each individual.
  • Establish therapeutic relationships to assist individuals and families to meet outcomes related to health promotion, recovery from acute illness, management of chronic illness, and end of life care.
  • Transition to the role of professional nurse within a legal and ethical scope that is guided by accepted standards of practice.
  • Apply knowledge, skills and attitudes to make nursing judgments and provide patient-centered nursing care of individuals and groups.
  • Incorporate current technology and nursing informatics to support evidence-based nursing judgment in the management of safe patient care.
  • Synthesize interrelated concepts for quality patient care across the lifespan in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team in a variety of healthcare settings.

Credit Hours: 8

Classroom Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 3
Clinical Hours: 12