This course delves into the human relations challenges encountered in a nursing career and implements the philosophy and objectives of the program by stressing the importance of Orem’s self-care deficit theory for the psyche as well as the body. It presents basic principles, concepts, and information regarding communication, listening, and assertiveness to stress the importance of confidentiality and ethical behavior as part of the interdisciplinary team. Additional presentations include the community; the family; cultural diversity; sexual harassment; death and dying; and the impaired professional. Discussions encourage the student to broaden their views and develop an awareness of the uniqueness of humanity.
3 hours of lecture per week