nsg425 | undergraduate

Nursing Ethics And Professionalism

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This course addresses ethical aspects of the professional nurse's role in health care delivery and management. Topics include interprofessional collaboration and communication, ethical and professional responsibilities, state nurse practice acts, and decision-making models. Students are required to successfully complete 45 clinical hours.

This undergraduate-level course is 7 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 4
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 7 weeks

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    Professional Ethics

    • Evaluate communication techniques and collaborative strategies used in professional nursing practice.
    • Analyze the role of ethics and nurses in a shared governance professional practice model.
    • Evaluate a clinical situation where the use of an ethical principle was observed.
    • Advocate for patient, family, and community rights using ethical principles.
    • Evaluate ethical issues that affect professional nursing practice in the health care environment.
    • Determine the local state board of nursing’s role in legal and ethical issues.
    • Analyze the standards that guide ethical nursing practice.
    • Differentiate between ethical decision-making frameworks for resolving ethical or moral issues.
    • Assess the ethical perspectives and principles related to ethical problem-solving.

    Ethical Decision-Making

    • See Week 1 for the course objectives.

    Communication and Collaboration

    • See Week 1 for the course objectives.

    Integrity in Practice

    • See Week 1 for the course objectives.

    Regulatory Accountability

    • See Week 1 for the course objectives.

    Ethics in Nursing Leadership

    • See Week 1 for the course objectives.

    Professionalism in Practice

    • See Week 1 for the course objectives.
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