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NSG600 Advanced Practice Nursing

Lead Faculty: Dr. Mary Kracun

Course Description

This course explores of the role of the Advanced Practice Nurse within a changing health care environment, focusing on role theory and role development related to advanced practice. Leadership skills are developed for independent practice and collaboration within multidisciplinary professional and organizational frameworks.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explore the role of the advanced practice nurse within Nursingandamp;#8217;s Paradigm.
  • Apply the concepts of role theory and role development to advanced practice.
  • Integrate management and leadership theories into the understanding of the advanced practice role.
  • Discuss the changing health care environment and the impact on advanced practice.