Clinical Leadership in Complex Systems

Course Number: NURS 812
Credit(s): 4
Prerequisite(s): Doctoral level status

Examines theories/strategies from various disciplines (e.g., nursing, organizational sciences and economics) for the management and allocation of resources for patient care delivery. The goal is to prepare senior leaders who can design, implement, and evaluate models and programs of care to meet population or system needs. The context ranges from small practices to large integrated delivery systems. Key themes throughout the course include management of quality, work processes, ethical decision-making, and assessment of clinical resources from managerial and economic perspectives.