Leadership and Management:

Course Number: NURS 454
Credit(s): 5

This didactic and precepted clinical course focuses on leadership roles and management functions in the clinical setting. The didactic portion of the course will build on the concepts of team, delegation, motivation, negotiation, problem solving, and address these concepts within an organizational context. The study of management structure and processes that enable an organization to deliver efficient and effective nursing care is also included. Additionally, the course content focuses on quality improvement within the context of changing service delivery models, and scientific, technological, financial, political and cultural environments. In clinical, students will work in partnership with preceptors and faculty to apply concepts of leadership and management in the practice setting and develop a clinical leadership project.