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Authors

  1. Smith, Yvonne M. MSN, RN, CNS
  2. Caplin, Marcy MSN, RN

Abstract

Many RNs seeking their BSN degrees do not have well-developed nonclinical professional skills related to scholarship. To address this issue, faculty used the Community of Inquiry Framework to develop an elective, online course to help RN-BSN students explore professional growth through writing, presenting, and portfolio development. The authors discuss the course and its outcomes.