Mar 26, 2023  
Catalog/Bulletin 2015-2016 
Catalog/Bulletin 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


[4 Credits]
This course is the first in a series of courses preparing the student for the role of nurse manager/executive in a healthcare setting. Topics related to the planning component of the nursing administration process are explored. Content emphasizes the elements of an organization and structure, including organizational mission, philosophy, goals and objectives, staffing and scheduling, decision-making, problem-solving, recruitment and retention, and the various types of planning that occurs in health care organizations. An introduction to the role of the nurse manager/executive and professional standards governing these roles from the American Nurses Association and the American Organization of Nurse Executives is explored. Emphasis is on the roles and functions of management and various management, nursing, and leadership theories and styles. Course includes required classroom and practicum (120 hours). Prerequisite or corequisite: NURS 6305.