Transition to Professional Nursing Practice

In this course students synthesize their Viterbo nursing education, skills and knowledge into strategies for successful transition to professional nursing practice. Students will be provided with multiple experiences for further formation of their professional identity. Experiences include faculty-led seminars and an overview of approaches/strategies to study for the NCLEX- RN®. Students will explore personal awareness related to self-efficacy, barriers to transition, resiliency, self-care strategies, and holistic nursing practices related to the development of a professional identity. Prerequisite: 526, 528. Must be taken concurrently with 548.