Course Description for Professional Nursing Concepts

NUR3816: Professional Nursing Concepts
Prerequisites: NUR 3028L, NUR 3065L, NUR 3128, and NUR 3619 Co-requisites: NUR 3531C, NUR 3219C, and NUR 3255C
Description: This course includes information on the historical and contemporary social forces that influence the profession of nursing. The focus is on understanding the healthcare system and the varied roles of nursing within that system. The philosophical, theoretical, legal, and ethical bases of professional nursing practice are examined. Principles of leadership and management are explored. Emphasis is on development and application of collaborative and interpersonal skills for working with interprofessional teams.