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Nursing (NURS)

NURS 459 Legal and Professional Issues in School Nursing (3) Legal and professional issues of school nurses and delivery impact of health care in school environment.

NURS 459 Legal and Professional Issues in School Nursing (3)

This course is part of the school nurse series. This course encompasses the synthesis and analysis of the legal and professional issues faced by school nurses and other professionals in the school setting. Strategies on the legal and professional delivery of health care in the school environment are integral to the course. Objectives include: explore legal and ethical issues influencing school nursing practice; analyze attributes of the legal and professional issues faced by school nurses and other professionals; develop strategies for addressing school nursing, interdisciplinary or health care issues; analyze issues that impact the resolution of special problems in school-age populations; identify resources and management strategies available to the school nurse and other professionals in meeting the needs of at risk school-aged populations.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2010 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: PSYCH 100 orSOC 001 orHD FS 129

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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