NURS 501 - Transitions to CNL Graduate Education (2)

Provides an introduction for registered nurses to the perspectives of professional nursing within the context of the dynamic nature of professionalism, leadership, change and role development. Ethical and moral accountability to the profession of nursing and society are explored within the context of changing health care needs and demands. Emerging roles of the nurse as clinical nurse leader and practitioner, advocate, and member of the interdisciplinary team are explored. Finally, the concept of vocation within nursing will be examined and discussed in the context of Ignatian pedagogy.