Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016
NRS 411 Leadership in the Management of Patient Care
3 hours lecture/week, 6 hours clinical/week; 6 credits
Nursing, leadership, and management theories are discussed and analyzed in relation to their influence on care of diverse individuals, families, and communities in the practice setting. Nursing leadership and management roles and responsibilities are discussed as they apply to individuals, staff, and organizations. Conceptual themes of critical thinking, decision making, and therapeutic nursing interventions in relation to quality improvement initiatives are integrated throughout the course. Evidence-based practice and research findings are examined for their relevance in refining and extending the role of leader in professional nursing practice.
Corequisite: NRS 321
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