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NU 427 Contemporary Issues in Nursing

This online capstone course is offered in the last semester of the R.N.-to-B.S.N. program. The purpose of this course is to integrate and build on the students' educational experiences and abilities to broaden their understanding of contemporary issues in nursing and health care systems. It focuses on the transition of professional nursing practice in diverse settings within the context of emerging societal issues and trends. Selected, current issues in the ever-evolving health care system and nursing are addressed in order to identify and implement strategies to promote and protect the health and well-being of all individuals in our society. Prerequisite: RN licensure or permission of instructor. (3)