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2018-2019 Catalog and Handbook 
2018-2019 Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 601 - Nursing Theory and Role Development (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: None
This course provides the student with the opportunity to examine the nature of scientific explanation and inquiry including historical evolution of knowledge in nursing science and deductive and inductive approaches to theory development. The emphasis is on the critical evaluation of extant theories, concepts and models including testability and utility. Focus is on the present state of theory development and role development in nursing with exploration of future directions.