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This course is designed to help transition the student to the role of the professional nurse and prepare the nurse to lead in complex environments. The course will introduce students to the nurse's role in healthcare policy, regulatory compliance, and quality improvement. Other topics include advocacy, continuity of care, ethical practice, information technology, and case management. (Fall annually and as needed)
COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:
1. Communicate therapeutically with clients, families, and members of the multidisciplinary team.
2. Describe the leadership responsibilities of the nurse in the healthcare environment.
3. Promote the role of the professional nurse within the specific healthcare environment.
4. Initiate nursing interventions developed through an evidence-based approach.