This course enables students to be informed, responsible, respectful, and capable when making decisions affecting their own wellbeing or that of their patients. The multiple dimensions of health and wellness (e.g., personal, social, economic, environmental, political) are examined. Personal and professional activities promoting health and preventing illness for oneself and the public, based on theoretical and evidence-based practice, are also included. Values and principles central to legal and ethical nursing practice are presented as is the importance of self-care to promote ethical and legal nursing practice. Personal and public values related to health and wellness are also discussed. 3 CR Prerequisites: GPA greater than or equal to 2.5. Co-requisites NUR 200. Enrollment Requirements: GPA greater than or equal to 2.5 and admission to UMA/UMFK BSN program.
Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017