Course Descriptions - Advanced Practice Role Development NURS 5610   Advanced Practice Role Development
The focus of this course is the role of advanced practice nurses in healthcare. Emphasis will be on the examination and critique of the role components of the clinical nurse specialist, nurse practitioner and combined roles. These components include: direct care, consultation, coaching, research, collaboration, leadership/administration and ethical decision-making. Issues surrounding the implementation of these roles within various healthcare contexts and clinical specialties will be discussed.