DNP 710 Integrity & Leadership in Nursing Practice


This course focuses on management and leadership principles with an emphasis on Integrity in delivering healthcare. This course covers leadership and management theories to help candidates understand the legal and ethical implications of advanced professional nurses’ role in client care, staffing, budgeting, quality improvement, and other issues. This course also covers issues and trends relative to Integrity in nursing leadership and management.

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss leadership and management theories emphasizing Integrity.
  • Critically analyses the legal and ethical issues impacting nurse leaders and managers.
  • Explain how the nurse manager, with Integrity, recruits and selects staff, develops and educates staff, enhances employee performance, manages absenteeism and turnover.
  • Harness leadership and management theories in the nursing process of caring for clients and client systems.