NURS 5229 Advanced Role
Prerequisite(s): NURS 5230 and 5030 or NURS 5220 and 5020
The purpose of this course is to provide a conceptual basis for advanced practice nursing. Students examine nurse practitioner competencies with emphasis on acquiring knowledge and skills to assume leadership roles in healthcare delivery, health policy, and complex healthcare systems. Research and quality improvement mechanisms to implement change are explored. A grade of B- or above must be received in this course to allow progression in the Nurse Practitioner program.