NUR 513 Introduction To Advanced Registered Nursing Course

Course Description

This course examines nursing theory and the role of ethics for advanced registered nurses within the Christian worldview and through a leadership perspective focused on improving health care outcomes. Students explore the moral/ethical responsibilities and legal and regulatory obligations of advanced registered nurses in health promotion and disease prevention. Students also review evidence-based practice (EBP) literature and the research process with application to their program of study and learn to navigate scholarly EBP literature, resources, and guidelines


IJ Course Materials

Advanced Practice Nursing: Essential Knowledge for the Profession

Description: DeNisco, S.M. , & Barker, A. M. (2016 ). Advanc:ed prw::tic:e n nursing: Essential knowledge for the profession(3rd e d.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Leat·ning. ISBN-13: 9781284072570

Leadership in Nursing Practice: Changing the Landscape of HealthCare Description:

Po1ier-O Grady, T. & Malloch, K. (2018). Leadership in nursing practice: Changing the landscape of healthcare (3rd ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Leat·ning. ISBN-13:9781284146530

NUR-513 Course Objectives


In this course, the student will:

  • Determine the current state of advanced specialty nursing
  • Examine nursing theory and the role, ethical responsibilities, and legal obligations of the advanced specialty nurse in health promotion and disease prevention from a Christian perspective and as a leader who improves health care
  • Navigate GCU’s library and other scholarly resources of evidence-based practice (EBP) literature and guidelines.
  • Review evidence-based practice (EBP) and the research
  • Determine avenues for role development, including identifying relevant professional organizations and professional development

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