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Nursing Leadership and Management

Development of leadership skills in nursing practice is emphasized. Organizational leadership, management and change theories are examined as they relate to the practice of nursing in dynamic and complex healthcare delivery systems. Ethical, political, legal, and social issues that influence healthcare management are explored. Students are expected to analyze practical leadership and management case scenarios and substantiate their analyses with evidence from the literature. An evidence-based project is completed that includes leadership concepts and theories covered in the course. Prerequisites: Must meet all nursing progression requirements.

Credit Hours:
3
Course Number:
NURS 486
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