Exploration of historical, socioeconomic, and political forces that influence the profession of nursing and the health care delivery system. Leadership and team building skills are identified and developed to shape professional nursing practice that promotes health and facilitates the learner's transition to professional nursing practice. Application of principles of safety and quality in healthcare systems are addressed. Guided by the ANA Scope & Standards of Practice (2004 ed.). Enrollment Requirements: Prereq: Senior Nursing Standing.