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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Arnot Ogden Medical Center School of Nursing | Evaluated Learning Experience

Nursing 303 Leadership/Trends and Issues in Nursing

Version 1: 225 hours (9 weeks); includes 45 hours of theory and 180 hours of supervised clinical experience. Version 2: 240 hours (7 weeks); includes 60 hours of theory and 180 hours of supervised clinical experience.
Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Roe Avenue, Elmira, NY.

Version 1: July 1992 - March 2001.* Version 2: April 2001 - December 2021.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1 and 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: critique moral, legal, ethical, and professional standards which are inherent in the scope of nursing; choose scientific and nursing principles for the performance of nursing activities which assist groups of clients to respond to their holistic health needs; relate the nursing process to meet the needs of groups of clients as they cope throughout the wellness-illness continuum; use communication techniques effectively in the management, direction, and coordination of quality client care; administer principles of the teaching-learning process appropriate to the developmental level of clients to assist in the achievement of their potential; and apply critical thinking and decision making while caring for a group of clients.


Version 1 and 2: The course is designed to assist students to move into the role of the professional nurse. Major emphasis is on the nurse as a health team member and the nurse as a leader/manager in the care of groups of clients. Topics consistent with current issues and trends in nursing, as well as nursing traditions, are explored, recognizing that these will have an impact on nursing practice in the future. The clinical component includes management of groups of patients in roles such as charge nurse, staff nurse, nurse educator, community nurse, etc.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1 and 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Leadership/Trends and Issues in Nursing (7/93) (7/97 revalidation) (6/02 revalidation) (6/07 revalidation) (6/12 revalidation) (6/17 revalidation). *NOTE: An earlier version of this course is listed in the Retired Courses subsection for this organization. Further, the earliest version, dating from March 1982 to February 1987, was listed under the course grouping that begins with Nursing (201). Please refer to the 1990 Directory for further information.