NUR 317: Professional Development in Nursing

Discipline: Nursing

Credit Hours: 1

This course encourages the student to explore the ethical and legal requirements for safe, effective, compassionate professional nursing practice. Characteristics of a profession are considered and applied to nursing. Philosophical and legal definitions of nursing are examined related to the work of prominent nursing theorists. Students study the American Nurses Association Code for Nurses, the ethical basis of nursing practice. Students also study new York State Licensing law, which provides the foundation for the legal parameters of nursing practice.

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Term Section - Professor Day(s) Times
Spring 2014 (ASAP) NS031 - Rochelle Eggleton W 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Books
Spring 2014 (ASAP) NS032 - Margaret Chase T 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Books
Spring 2014 (ASAP) NS033 - Mary Freida T 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Books
Spring 2014 (ASAP) NS034 - Angela Karnes R 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Books
Spring 2014 (ASAP) NS036 - Lorene Liszewski M 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Books
Spring 2014 (ASAP) NS037 - Shirleen Bennett T 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Books

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