NU-437 : Legal, Ethical, and Political Considerations for the RN

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Nursing
Subject:
Nursing
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
This course focuses on the legal, ethical, and political issues that registered nurses encounter in the current health care environment. Legal and ethical principles that guide professional nursing practice are discussed. Political forces that influence change in contemporary health care and health care reform are examined. The leadership roles of professional nurses in these areas are explored. 3 credits (3 theory, 0 clinical) PREREQUISITE: NU 412