Graduate Course Catalog 2007-2009
COURSE: 30-523 Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice (3)
This course explores the diverse nature of knowledge, values and beliefs foundational to professional nursing practice. The relationship of theory with science, research, and practice is analyzed with an emphasis on understanding the development, testing and use of theory. Models, theories, paradigms, and philosophies are examined through critical inquiry to facilitate development of a framework for advanced nursing practice.