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Advanced Practice Professional Role & Practice Management (NUR-761)

Semester: Summer 2021
Number: 0302-761-001
Instructor: Maureen Roller
Days: TBA
Note: Online, Asynchronous
Location: Online
Credits: 2

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Related Syllabi: Maureen Roller for Summer 2019*
Maureen Roller for Summer 2020*

*Attention Students: Please note that the syllabi available for your view on these pages are for example only. The instructors and requirements for each course are subject to change each semester. If you enroll in a particular course, your instructor and course outline may differ from what is presented here.


Students examine role development of the professional nurse and leadership in advanced nursing practice. Analysis of social, cultural, economic and political contexts in which nurse practitioners provide holistic care are studied. Students will draw on both historical development and current changes in nurse practitioner education and practice.

Learning Goals:   Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:1. Explain the roles of advanced practice nurses with special consideration to the nurse practitioner. 2. Describe specific roles of nurse practitioners and doctorally- prepared nurse practitioners in various settings. 3. Differentiate between the governing bodies that dictate scope of practice. 4. Describe ethical and legal obligations of advanced practice. 5. Demonstrate the value of the collaboration process with other health care providers. 6. Identify nurse practitioner associations and their value in promoting the role. 7. Articulate a sound understanding of the nurse practitioner in regard to diagnosing, prescribing and treating patients. 8. Analyze the NP role in caring for diverse and vulnerable populations.

*The learning goals displayed here are those for one section of this course as offered in a recent semester, and are provided for the purpose of information only. The exact learning goals for each course section in a specific semester will be stated on the syllabus distributed at the start of the semester, and may differ in wording and emphasis from those shown here.


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