Jun 29, 2022  
2010-2011 School of Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog 
2010-2011 School of Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR 502 - Contemporary Issues and Trends in Health Care

(Cr: 3)
This course provides an exploration of current professional issues in nursing. Specifically, students will develop advanced knowledge about the complex issues of nursing within multidisciplinary practice in a variety of surrounding environments. The course explores issues and trends of furthering the profession, current nursing shortage, workplace issues, policy, ethical principled behavior, transcultural concepts, culture and practice competencies, and legal issues in healthcare. Students will be asked to apply this knowledge and discuss the impact of a current professional issue focused on the advanced nurse’s role. The students will explore the challenges or opportunities that arise around the issues. Students will assess the vision of the future of nursing and examine both the technical, educational and organizational issues that arise.