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Prof. Practice & Role Develpmt

Subject: NUR
Course Number: 345
Credits: 4 Credits
Available Online: No
This course explores the historical, current, and future outlook of nursing practice. Students will critically examine the current and emerging trends for the nurse�s role in health care delivery. Professional accountability is emphasized through reinforcement of the profession�s Code of Ethics for Nurses and the Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice, and Nursing�s Social Policy Statement. Emphasis will be placed on how social policy may influence nursing practice and healthcare delivery. Nursing theory is introduced. Students will draft a personal philosophy of nursing, to include his/her beliefs regarding the four major concepts of nursing (nurse, client, health, and environment) and their interface to the interprofessional team, and the evolving context of healthcare.
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