May 2023 Graduate Catalog 
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May 2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NU 500 - Theoretical Foundations for Nursing

The theoretical foundations for this nursing course focus on exposing the advanced practice nurse to a wide range of theory. The course will provide students with the basis for understanding, constructing, formulating, applying, and evaluating theory. It will also examine the role that theory plays in providing the scientific basis for nursing praxis. Selected theories and conceptual frameworks will be studied and critiqued for their utilization in terms of nursing knowledge development as they relate to practice and research. Semester Credit Hours: 3.00 Contact Hours: 45/0/0/45 Prerequisites/Corequisites: None.