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Active as of Fall Semester 2010

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Professional Concepts & Issues in Nursing

2. Course Prefix & Number:
NURS 2500

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 2

Lecture Hours: 2

Lab Hours: 0

Internship Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

This course examines the complexity and nursing judgment required of the professional nursing role and focuses on leadership and management, delegation and supervision, teaching, ethical and legal concepts and the use of informatics in the provision of evidenced-based nursing practice, and the processes of critical thinking and synthesis. This course focuses on the many roles of the professional nurse and builds on all previously learned concepts as the student develops their own art and science of nursing and professional identity. Current trends and issues in nursing will be researched and shared.

5. Placement Tests Required:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

NURS 2500 - Professional Concepts & Issues in Nursing

All Course(s) from the following...
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
NURS 2501Adaptation to Health & Illness Through The Lifespan Icr.

7. Other Prerequisites


8. Prerequisite (Entry) Skills:
Current State of MN LPN licensure Current CPR Certification

9. Co-requisite Courses:

NURS 2500 - Professional Concepts & Issues in Nursing

There are no corequisites for this course.