Feb 21, 2024  
Catalog/Bulletin 2015-2016 
Catalog/Bulletin 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


[4 Credits]
This is the second in a series of courses preparing the student for the role of nurse manager/executive in a healthcare setting. It builds upon prior coursework in nursing, management, and leadership theories and practice. The course focuses on the organizing component of the nursing administration process, with emphasis on topics related to organizational behavior of individuals and groups in health care organizations focusing on topics such as teams, group dynamics, communication and change. Creating a culture of safety and quality is essential in organizing the delivery system for effective outcomes and is addressed in this course. The course also explores various elements relating to legal and regulatory issues and how these affectnursing and the health care delivery system. Course includes classroom and practicum (120 hours). Prerequisites: NURS 6303 and NURS 6350