Trends and Issues

This course is designed to examine current issues and emerging trends relevant to professional nursing. Historical perspectives as well as futuristic considerations provide the framework of study. Students will analyze the impact of an aging society on the health care system and various geriatric care models. Emphasis is placed on the evolving roles of professional nurses in the healthcare system as they relate to legal, ethical, economic, political and social issues, healthcare policy, finance, and regulatory environments. Students will explore information management and the use of health-care technology.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3
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Last updated: 06/28/2021