Course Descriptions

NUR 210 - Issues in Nursing

1 Credit

NUR 210 is a nonclinical course in which issues of professional nursing are critically examined through exploration of current themes including quality and safety initiatives, leadership and management practices, licensure and legal implications, employment matters and professional responsibility.

Prerequisites: NUR 110 and NUR 112 with a minimum grade of C.

MCC General Education: MCC-VE - Values and Ethics (MVE)

Course Learning Outcomes
1.Apply concepts of quality and safety to move patients and families toward optimal outcomes.
2.Employ the Root Cause Analysis process as a method to improve the delivery of safe, quality, health care.
3.Examine the attitudes in a culture of safety vs. a culture of shame and blame.
4.Develop knowledge about the use of communication and conflict resolution strategies in the evolving leadership role.
5.Apply communication and conflict resolution strategies to develop effective leadership skills.
6.Develop strategies for making a successful transition from student nurse to professional nurse, embracing ideals of integrity, responsibility, and ethical practice.
7.Establish the knowledge necessary to develop effective interprofessional leadership abilities.
8.Demonstrate beginning skills necessary to develop effective interprofessional leadership abilities.
9.Develop emerging attitudes necessary to develop effective interprofessional leadership abilities.
10.Integrate ethical, legal and regulatory frameworks of nursing according to established standards of professional nursing (may include: New York State Licensure Law and Regulations, National Council of State Boards of Nursing, American Nurses’ Association Code of Ethics etc.).
11.Analyze the impact of various forces on nursing and health care delivery that may include demographic, economic, legal, political, social, and technological issues.
12.Identify the importance of participation in lifelong learning.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

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Fall Semester 2019
Summer Session 2019