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Online Nursing Courses - RNSG 313 - RN to BSN Online Completion Degree

Online Nursing Course - Issues in Contemporary Practice - RNSG 313

3 Units

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Course Description:

Course contains content intended to explore nursing's past, current and future impact in the health care environment and in particular nursing practice. Local, national and international issues are examined. Additional focus: examination of the impact of current issues and trends on initiating changes in nursing practice, education and science.

Course Objectives:
  • Identify and describe the impact of the health care system changes on society and nursing practice.
  • Explain the evolution of nursing as a profession.
  • Identify and explain factors which have influenced and brought changes in nursing practice i.e. governmental policy, economics, increasing cultural diversity.
  • Analyze nursing's progress in achieving cultural diversity.
  • Discuss present health care reimbursement practices and the challenges being faced in the rising cost of health care.
  • Explain the impact of the changes in reimbursement practices on nursing care.
  • In addition to course objectives, there are specific learning objectives for each topic / module in the course.

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