This course introduces the nurse's legal scope of practice and ethical responsibility to provide professional nursing care. The standards of practice and the code of ethics are the guides for safe practice and continued professional growth. Relational inquiry, therapeutic relationships, collaboration, group dynamics, and relational skills are emphasized for effective professional communication.
Course code: NURS 1161
Length: 30 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.