This course is designed to provide the student with opportunities to select advanced practice nursing issues based on the educational and career goals of the student. Emphasis is placed on decision making related to evidenced-based practice, research utilization, multidisciplinary collaboration, and outcome evaluation methods and measurements. The course projects include development of a business plan, critical analysis of clinical research, and evaluation of nursing issues on the state of current practice. Prerequisites: 500, 504, 508, 512, and 516 or consent of instructor. 3 S.H.