Introduction to selected current nursing issues with emphasis on their potential impact on healthcare in a society of diverse consumers. Content areas include standards of registered nursing practice, career development, introduction to principles of leadership and management, interprofessional collaboration, and legal/ethical topics. Course work includes the use of evidence based nursing literature and encourages the continuing development of professional behaviors needed to promote personal and professional growth. 2 Credits (2 Lecture) Corequisite(s): NUR188 or NUR214 and NUR272.