Jul 23, 2019  
Catalog/Bulletin 2017-2018 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 4359 - NURSING MANAGEMENT IN THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS THEORY

[3 Credits]
Nursing Management in the Health Care System Theory builds upon knowledge gained in basic sciences, humanities, and all previous sophomore, junior and senior level nursing courses. This course presents underlying theories of management and leadership. The structure and framework of management, characteristics of organizational leaders, and responsibilities of nurse managers from the micro to the macro levels are explored. Emphasis is placed on professional accountability, collaboration, delegation and the use of outcome based practice in leadership and change-agent roles. Standards of professional nursing practice are incorporated into the course including those from American Nurses Association (ANA), Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN), Sigma Theta Tau, American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE), and other specialty organizations. Prerequisites: NURS 4352, 4362. 4372, 4357, and 4358. Corequisites: NURS 4369, 4346, and 4371 or NURS 3375 for RN to BSN students.