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Nursing
Term : Spring 2024
Catalog Year : 2023-2024

NUR 652 - Ethical Decision-making


Description: he purpose of the course is to help nurses, healthcare professionals, and other professionals to build upon existing decision-making skills emphasizing ethics, compliance, and workplace behavior in healthcare environments. The course was developed after multiple conversations with nurse leaders throughout the country stressing the need for nurses and healthcare leaders to utilize ethical decision-making in practice and to role model integrity in their professional behaviors. This course was designed to help alleviate some of these critical nurse leadership needs in partnership with Dignity Health Global Education. Course goals and assessments are with the Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI) expectations in building and sustaining strong ethical workplace cultures and promoting integrity, and The American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL) Nurse Executive Leader Competencies in communication and relationship building, leadership, and professionalism. This course is not exclusive to nurses and is open to healthcare professionals and others to need to enhance their personal and organizational decision-making skills with attention to ethical behavior, compliance in the workplace. The course can be taken individually (non-degree seeking), as the first course in the Graduate Certificate in Strategic Systems Leadership or Ethical and Crisis Management, or the course can stack into the MS in Nursing Strategic Systems Leadership degree. Letter grade only.

Units: 3

Sections offered: Spring 2024

Prerequisite: Graduate Status