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NURS 4102 - Issues of Graduate Nursing Practice


2 credits

Combines content review of professional nursing roles, responsibilities, and the expanded scope of practice expected of beginning baccalaureate nurse graduates. This course introduces the process of health policy formation using current literature, WWW resources, case studies, and interviews with guest experts. Appreciation for professional memberships in and contributions to official nursing bodies, health advocacy groups, and selected political-legal health legislative actions are also addressed. This course assists the learner to generate an effective presentation of self for entry-level registered nurse positions, to investigate application requirements for advanced nursing degrees, and to evaluate health and nursing educational resources for self-directed and continued learning. Students produce a series of mini documents reflecting professional growth plans of future employment and further education/continued learning that are reviewed and approved by faculty advisors and filed in their professional portfolio.

Corequisite: Senior Nursing Majors; NURS 4562 Nursing Research: Methods & Applications.



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