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NURS 7416 Ethical Issues in Advanced Practice Nursing (Fall/Spring: 3 )


Course Description

The focus of this course is to explore the boundaries of Advanced Practice Nurses' (APNs) ethical responsibilities to individuals, groups, and society in an intra and interdisciplinary, collaborative health care environment. The philosophical and theoretical foundations of ethical practice are critically examined for their ability to enhance decision-making that best serves the interests of current and future patients and meets societal needs. An emphasis is placed on developing the skills needed to address challenges and obstacles to ethical practice in advanced practice roles and settings. Strategies to influence health policy related to various specialty populations are explored.


Instructor(s): Pamela Grace

Prerequisites: NURS7415

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Last Updated: 17-Mar-16