RNBS 4234 Issues in Professional Practice

This course for the registered nurse (RN) synthesizes ethical/legal concepts required for examination of sound decision making in clinical practice and legal responsibility. The focus is on value clarification, application of ethical theory, ethical decision-making models, and professional ethical standards. Emphasis is on ethical obligations of professional nurses in their roles as citizens, members of a profession, providers of care, and designers and managers of care.


Admission to the RN-BSN track. Successful completion of RNBS 3303 and RNBS 3312 and RNBS 3415. Special permission required from the School of Nursing to take out of sequence.