NUR-125 - Professional Issues in Nursing

Contrast the history of nursing with its current developmental status. Relevant aspects of nursing will be discussed including academic preparation, methodologies, career opportunities, organization and publications. The legal responsibilities of the nurse as stated in the Illinois Nurse Practice Act of 2009 will be presented. Ethical issues will be discussed. Cultural influences on community and health care will be explored. The role of the nurse as team member and team builder is discussed. The course includes lecture, small group discussion, case studies and a project. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the nursing program. Credit in BIO 103, BIO 104 andNUR 124. Current registration or credit in PSY 101 concurrent with NUR 122.
Academic Level
Credit
Subject
Nursing
Department
Career & Tech Ed Administratio
Credits
1
Prerequisites
Corequisites
None
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