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Active as of Fall Semester 2014

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Professional Nursing Leadership

2. Course Prefix & Number:
NURS 2500

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 2

Lecture Hours: 2

Lab Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

This course examines the complexity and nursing judgment required of the professional nursing role. The course 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 Nursing Leadership

All Course(s) from the following...
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
NURS 2501Adaptation to Health & Illness Through The Lifespan Icr.
NURS 2513Nursing Practicum Icr.
NURS 2520LPN to RN: Role Transitioncr.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

NURS 2500 - Professional Nursing Leadership

There are no corequisites for this course.