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Nursing Theory Bridge (PSW to PN)

NURS 6580

In this course, students will identify nursing concepts and theories optimal for nursing care. Students will explain the nursing metaparadigm and theoretical principles of nursing science. Students will apply the nursing process to identify and plan holistic (client-centered) nursing care for clients with a variety of health conditions, with consideration to health promotion, health education, and the determinants of health. Students will identify dimensions of human needs with an emphasis on the significance of self-responsibility, cultural diversity, and individuality.


Course Resources

Vital Sign Measurement Across the LifeSpan (1st ed)
Introduction to health assessment for the nursing professional.

Admission Requirements

This course is only available to students who have been accepted into the PSW to PN Bridge program. If you register in this course without receiving your acceptance letter you will be removed from the course and charged our standard withdraw fee.

If you are Personal Support Workers (PSWs) in Ontario and interested in pursuing a career as a Practical Nursing (PN) please visit Durham College PSW to PN Bridge for details.

This course is part of the following program(s):

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Scheduled Dates

CRN Day Date Time Hours Location/
Delivery Method
Fee Availability
14049June 1, 2023 to July 20, 202312:00 am - 12:01 am21Monthly Intake Online$188.09
14050July 4, 2023 to August 22, 202312:00 am - 12:01 am21Monthly Intake Online$188.09
14051August 1, 2023 to September 19, 202312:00 am - 12:01 am21Monthly Intake Online$188.09
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