Nursing Theory and Professional Issues
An introduction and overview of nursing in Ontario is provided. The College of Nurses of Ontario practice standards and guidelines which support nurses in providing safe and ethical care are reviewed. National Entry to Practice Competencies and the Entry to Practice Competencies for the Ontario RPN are also reviewed. Nurses review healthcare legislation in Canada and Ontario explore healthcare culture in Canada. Other topics include nursing care plans/mapping, nursing diagnosis and Gordon's Functional patterns. The culture of healthcare in Canada including ethics, leaderships and professional nursing organizations is explored.
All sections for this course are in progress.