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NURS 406. Nursing Leadership and Management

Credits: 3
Department: Nursing Science
Description: Synthesis of previous learning and its application. Transition to leadership/manager of health care. Application of management and leadership theories and principles in professional nursing practice.
Prerequisites: NURS 401, NURS 402 or NURS 420, NURS 403, NURS 404, NURS 405 or NURS 422
Corequisites: NURS 411
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Apply theory and research-based knowledge and skill from the arts, sciences, humanities, informatics and genetics into professional nursing practice.
2. Practice as a nurse leader in a culturally diverse, rapidly changing, global society, and engage in professional development to provide highest quality and safe patient care through quality improvement.
3. Apply leadership theories to nursing practice utilizing critical thinking skills.
4. Integrate knowledge and skills in information management and patient care technology into nursing practice through leadership activities.
5. Examine healthcare policy, including financial and regulatory environments and be able to take action to influence the delivery of high quality and safe patient-centered care.
6. Communicate and collaborate with interprofessional teams in the design, management and provision of safe, evidence based, patient- centered care.
7. Formulate goals for professional practice and leadership development that may occur in a variety of health care settings.
8. Integrate professional values of altruism, autonomy, human dignity, integrity and social justice into a personal philosophy of nursing practice with caring at the core.

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