Aug 19, 2022  
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NURS 3302 - Professionalism and Ethics in Nursing

3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: NURS 3209; NURS 3309; BIOL 3317 Corequisite: NURS 3303; NURS 3313.
Students analyze historical, contemporary, and global perspectives on the role of nursing in society, and on professional nursing roles within the context of contemporary health care delivery systems. Primary emphasis is on the ethical and legal foundations of nursing, including exploration of common ethical and legal dilemmas encountered at the beginning and end of life, as well as in everyday nursing encounters. In addition, students develop communication skills essential to collegial nursing practice and to collaborative roles within interdisciplinary health care teams. Students apply and critique selected models of ethical decision-making, and explore their utility for nursing practice and for assuming responsibility and accountability for nursings’ ethic of care and commitment to client advocacy.



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