Transitions to Professional Practice

April 20, 2023

2 credits

Advanced practice nursing occurs in contexts that inevitably influence practice. This course provides students with an integrative experience in applying health policy, organizational, regulatory, safety, quality, and ethical concepts to care. It also provides the opportunity for students to explore the theoretical and practical considerations underlying the roles of advanced practice nurses (leader, educator, researcher, advocate, clinician, and consultant). The course is organized into modules incorporating the following content areas, explored utilizing a case-based approach: Regulation and Scope of Practice; Leadership and Organizational Dynamics; Health Care Access, Coverage, and Finance; Clinical Ethics; and Safety and Quality.