May 28, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NRSG 2240 Professional Practice

2 Credit Hour(s)

This course examines management and leadership concepts, issues, roles and functions as applied to the role of the professional nurse in various healthcare settings. 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Create safe, culturally sensitive plans of care for clients across the lifespan utilizing the nursing process which reflect evidenced-based practice.
  • Collaborate with the client to develop, implement, evaluate, and modify client’s care plan based on changing client needs, and health care practices and guidelines.
  • Utilize the science of informatics for current and appropriate practice guidelines to meet the client’s physical, emotional, and spiritual health care needs while ensuring the client’s individual rights to privacy and quality health care in an ever changing technological environment.
  • Coordinate with the client and inter-professional team members to help the client’s efforts to achieve desired health outcomes
  • Utilize leadership, management, and communication skills to advocate for client’s rights to quality health care regardless of race, gender, cultural background or socio-economic status.
  • Demonstrate accountability for personal and professional growth and nursing practice within the legal and ethical framework of nursing practice standards.

Prerequisite(s): All 1st 2nd and 3rd semester nursing courses.
Corequisite(s): NRSG 2740  
This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.

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