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MSN 580: Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse

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MSN 580: Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse
Delivery Modality: Distance (Online Didactic Instruction)
Semester Credits: 3 (Didactic Only)
Contact Hours: 45 (Online Didactic)
Outside Preparation: An average of three (3) hours per week for every didactic credit hour.
Typically Offered:
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Requisites: None
Description: This course explores the foundations of leadership and system innovation and develops the necessary skills to lead change and to create evidence for where change is most needed, how innovation can be developed and implemented, and how to systematically assess the impact of change on all aspects of the health system. This course examines the philosophical foundations of advanced nursing practice by analyzing interrelationships among theory, philosophy, practice, and research. Various advanced practice nursing roles and critical elements involved in managing advanced practice nursing environments are analyzed. Course content is designed to facilitate the learner’s APN role assimilation.
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