This course emphasizes leadership and management theories and concepts as they are associated with nursing practice and the delivery of care in different health care settings. Emphasis is on change theory and quality assurance concepts. This course also explores leader and change agent development as well as and consultant and collaborator roles.
- Knowledgably discuss nursing leadership and nursing management.
- Critically analyze organizational context within which nursing leaders/managers function.
- Understand the skills needed by nurse managers or leaders so that an effective work environment is fostered.
- Comprehend human resource procedures and processes used by nurse leaders and managers.