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Dieu-Hien Hoang
NURS 499
Seattle Campus

Special Electives

Seminars on selected nursing issues of clinical problems, with independent study option, under supervision of nursing faculty. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.

Class description

This course is designed for pre-nursing students who are enrolled in NURS 203 -- Healthcare Terminology for Nursing and who intend to apply to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the University of Washington School of Nursing. The course aims to promote students' academic success by enhancing their study and critical thinking skills needed for nursing school and for practice in the health care setting. In this course, students will be introduced to university resources for students, be exposed to critical thinking techniques and active learning skills, and will apply them in completing course assignments. Students will also have opportunities to discuss nursing roles with current student nurses as well as practicing nurses.

Student learning goals

Identify at least two learning or support resources for students at the University of Washington that they could use.

Create a study plan for the quarter that they are likely to follow.

Apply above named resources in completing assignments for their courses this quarter.

Utilize knowledge and skills learned to critique each other's work.

Critically evaluate own work based on established criteria.

Discuss the roles of nursing and student nurses with practicing registered nurses and current nursing students.

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Dieu-Hien Hoang
Date: 06/09/2010