NURS 4323. HEALTH POLICY, LEGAL ASPECTS AND INFORMATICS IN NURSING. 3 Hours.
This course provides an introduction to legal and ethical concepts, values, and behaviors necessary for transitioning to a professional nursing role. Topics include health care policy development, legal overview and peer-review process, health care informatics, economic and political issues, laws, rules, challenges, boundaries, malpractice and societal issues and trends influencing health care. Prerequisite: NURS 4331, NURS 4341, and NURS 4581.