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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 ()
Hospital Sponsored RN-BS majors only; Dates: June 29 - August 7, 2015
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.
Active participation throughout the course Critical thought related to data, research, written opinions Integration of scholarly work, practice, independent topical research
Readings as assigned as a basis for Discussion 50% Book review 20% Multi-media electronic presentation 30%
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