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NURS 4375

Issues in Transcultural Nursing

Three semester hours, theory only. (SP)

This course focuses on prominent national, state and local issues in nursing and health care. Key practice, education, and governance issues in nursing are examined in both historical and evolving contexts. Elements that determine the culture of nursing and health care organizations are considered with regard for inherent issues concerning the development of nursing roles. Students will explore political and legal foundations of the health care professions, the control of health care resources and decision making, and the rights and duties of providers and recipients of health care. To earn credit, this course must be completed with a grade of “C” or better. Prerequisites: NURS 3314, NURS 3315, NURS 3665 or permission of instructor. Co-requisite: NURS 3625, NURS 4463.

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