This course provides current, comprehensive information on topics integral to the practice of nursing. This course has eight units: Image of Nursing, Values and Ethics, Nursing Standards, Arkansas Nurse Practice Act, Scope of Practice, Legal Issues, Crossing Boundaries, and Maintaining Competence.
Course participants must complete required learning activities and submit work to the course preceptor (teacher) for review.. All work must be complete and satisfactory. Work is reviewed in sequence, and feedback is provided to the participant. After satisfactory completion of units 1-4, the candidate may take the midterm exam. Progression to units 5-8 is allowed after a 75% or higher midterm grade. At course completion, the candidate will take a comprehensive final examination and must achieve a grade of at least 75%. You must have the permission of the preceptor in order to test. Both the mid-term and the final exam are proctored at a designated testing site. The candidate must complete a course evaluation and email to firstname.lastname@example.org before receiving a certificate of completion. PARTICIPANTS WHO DO NOT SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE THE COURSE WITHIN 16 WEEKS ARE REQUIRED TO RE-ENROLL IN THE COURSE AND PAY COURSE FEES AGAIN.