RNSG 1423 - Introduction to Professional Nursing for Integrated Programs (Nursing 1)

Introduction to the profession of nursing including the roles of the professional nurse as provider of patient-centered care, patient safety advocate, member of health care team, and member of profession with emphasis on health promotion and primary disease prevention across the life span; essential components of the nursing health assessment; identification of deviations from expected health patterns; the application of a systematic, problem-solving process to provide basic nursing care to diverse patients across the life span; and applicable competencies in knowledge, judgment, skills, and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to an integrated approach.

Grade Basis: L
Credit hours: 4.0
Lecture hours: 4.0



  • A grade of ā€œCā€ or better is required to progress to Nursing 2 courses.
  • Must be taken in sequence as listed in degree plan.