NSG 499 Issues and Trends in Professional Practice, 3 credits

This course examines issues and trends in professional nursing practice. Students will analyze the impact of legal, ethical and public policy dimensions as they relate to health care in general and nursing specifically. Emphasis will be on examination of current issues in these areas. Current trends and issues in health care will provide a framework for analyzing the legal, ethical and public policy aspects of the health care system.

Prerequisite: RN Status