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PRNU 197 – Independent Study

Credits: 3.00

Course Description: A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion. Prerequisite: Agreement from a faculty sponsor and approval by the Baccalaureate Education Committee.

Section Description: The focus of this course is to introduce the student to ethical decision making principles and apply these to ethical dilemmas commonly occurring in nursing practice. The learner will develop a working knowledge of moral reasoning and ethical decision making skills, common health care ethical dilemmas and apply nursing knowledge to address basic human health problems using a clinical reasoning approach in a practice setting of their choice.

CRN: 10844

Section: A

Enrolled/Seats: 1/3

Days Time Location

Instructor(s): Stuart L. Whitney

Meeting Dates: 14 Jan 2019 - 03 May 2019