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Nursing Leadership (BSN)
LEADERSHIP
CLASS CODE: NURS 450 CREDITS:  5
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: NURSING
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: This course utilizes the conceptual framework to help the student explore the principles of leadership and management as they apply to nursing practice.
DESCRIPTION: This course utilizes the conceptual framework to help the student explore the principles of leadership and management as they apply to nursing practice.
TOPICS: Leadership
Strategic Planning
Nursing Care Delivery Systems
Clinical Delegation
Role of the Nurse Manager in a Changing Health Care Environment
Human Resources Management
Information Management Systems
Empowerment
Shared Governance and Participatory Management
Managing Quality and Risk
Provider Relations and Image
Organizational Structure and Function
OBJECTIVES: Leadership
Strategic Planning
Nursing Care Delivery Systems
Clinical Delegation
Role of the Nurse Manager in a Changing Health Care Environment
Human Resources Management
Information Management Systems
Empowerment
Shared Governance and Participatory Management
Managing Quality and Risk
Provider Relations and Image
Organizational Structure and Function
REQUIREMENTS:
PREREQUISITES: NURS 316 and NURS 327
OTHER: Program Handbook. (All students should have received a copy of the handbook for their program. If not, students may obtain a copy of the handbook at the campus bookstore or by request.)

Selected Readings: NUR 584 Dynamics of Nursing Administration. (Code: SR-LC)

Swansburg, R. C. (1996). Management and leadership for nurse managers (2nd ed.).
Boston: Jones and Bartlett.

University of Phoenix-approved style guide. (Usually purchased by the student in the first course of the program. If not, students may purchase a copy at the campus bookstore or by request.)

University of Phoenix learning resources manual. (All students should have received a copy of this manual. If not, students may obtain a copy of the manual at the campus bookstore or by request.)
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001