My Journey Through Nursing Transitions

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My Journey Through Nursing Transitions Jodi Hinderliter Viterbo University My Journey Through Nursing Transitions As I started by Bachelors of Science Nursing (BSN) program, I was very apprehensive about things that I was going to learn. I felt that I was already a very good nurse, and that obtaining my BSN was just paperwork. Little did I know how much I would learn in the first class, Nursing Transitions, at Viterbo University. I have learned that obtaining my BSN will enhance not only my educational experience, but will make me more holistic, enhance my communication styles, and strengthen my ability to do research more readily. The first challenge to hurdle over came with the use of the computer technology through the online communication tool, Moodle. Moodle is the tool used to professionally collaborate with others in the online classroom. Learning self-discipline to gain this educational experience was an achievement as this was my first experience with online education. Through this process, APA format was introduced to write professional assignments. Citing, quoting, and paraphrasing material correctly to avoid plagiarism, maintaining professional integrity and academic honesty was discussed. Viterbo holds its students to standards of academic honesty and integrity as well. The Viterbo University School of Nursing Honor Code not only holds them to academic honesty, but stresses the ethical principles of autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence, and

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