Aug 16, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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College of Nursing

Credit(s): 3

Professionalism and Leadership Development was created for nursing students in the BSN Program. This course explores current issues in healthcare, local, state and national. The role of the professional nurse leader is emphasized in the application of nursing ethics, patient advocacy, quality care, and safe evidence-based practice and how these qualities can be best implemented. Students will apply leadership knowledge and skills of the Registered Nurse and in leading change and optimizing patient care. Students will identify barriers to developing resilience and effective strategies to enhance resilience. Students will explore the importance of becoming a professional nurse by comparing and contrasting the values and objectives of various professional nursing organizations.

Prereq: This is a required course in the undergraduate nursing curriculum. Students must be admitted to the BSN Program and must have completed NUR 224-Introduction to Professional Nursing Principles and NUR 231-Concepts in HealthCare Delivery & Systems-Based Practice with a minimum grade of C or receive approval to take NUR 432 from the faculty of record.
Approved for Distance Learning.

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