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NURS 4371 - PERSPECTIVES IN PROFESSIONAL NURSING

[2 Credits]
The focus of this capstone professional development course is to assist the senior level nursing student transition into the role of professional nursing through the development of personal leadership, professional accountability skills and role-socialization. Course activities are structured to examine the nine American Nurses Association (ANA) Standards of Professional Performance-quality of practice, education, professional practice evaluation, collegiality, collaboration, ethics, research, resource utilization, and leadership Past, current and future health practice and nursing issues and trends are analyzed utilizing critical thinking skills. Contemporary nursing leaders are identified and their impact on nursing practice is discussed. Prerequisites: NURS 4352, 4362, 4372, 4357, and 4358. Corequisites: NURS 4359, 4369, and 4346.