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2015 Summer Course Listing

2016 courses will be posted in early November

Professional Nursing: Prof Nursing Pract&Soc Justice

PRNU 263 OL1 (CRN: 60521)

3 Credit Hours

For crosslists see: PRNU 263 OL2

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About PRNU 263 OL1

Course will focus on social justice for individuals, families, and groups recognized as marginalized within our society. Prerequisite: Admission to Alternate Track - VT RN program. PRNU 60, 111, 113, NAT majors only.


Sarah Abrams ()

Related Program

RN to BS Program


Independent (non contract) paying RN-BS/NAT majors only; Dates: June 29 - August 7, 2015; Cross listed with PRNU 263 OL2

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Section Description

This course will focus on using proven change processes, leadership, ethical principles, cultural competence, and clinical and policy knowledge to decrease inequities among individuals, families, and groups that are recognized as marginalized within our society. Major conceptual areas include health disparities, diversity, teaching /learning, professional nursing practice, group dynamics, social justice, leadership, and change agency. You should be able to articulate a fairly deep understanding of these concepts by the end of the course. Throughout the course your reflection is important. We will examine real world strategies to make social justice a central component of contemporary nursing practice.

Section Expectation

Active participation throughout Written assignments Critical evaluation of data, research, and written opinions Integration of scholarly learning, practice, and independent topical research


The course will be set up with weekly text and other assignments. You will be expected to keep up with readings and discussions and to turn in assignments in a "drop box" on Blackboard. Discussions with weekly posts and responses =50% Book review _20% Multi-media electronic presentation = 30%


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