This course focuses on contemporary professional issues in nursing practice. It covers a comprehensive review of major trends and issues in professional practice, including bioethics, professional development, nursing certification, career burn-out, theories and models, delivery systems, politics, spirituality, diversity and much more. Historical perspectives and contemporary nursing theories related to professional practice are fully reviewed and examined.
Textbook: Nursing Now: Today’s Issues, Tomorrow’s Trends. Fifth edition. By: Joseph T. Catalano. Philadelphia: FA Davis Company. 2009. ISBN 13: 978-0-8036-1856-5.