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NURS 474 Leadership and Management

Course Description: This course, in the four year nursing program, builds upon principles of leadership and management in nursing with a focus on organization and systems leadership for quality care and patient safety. Concepts and theories of budgeting, financing, staffing, scheduling, advocating, and managing change, quality control, risk management, delegation, power and politics will be discussed. Students will examine the ethical and legal roles of the professional nurse at the organizational and the nursing practice level. A variety of settings and experiences will be used which will enable students to practice entry level nursing leadership and management skills in multidisciplinary environments.

Course Rotation: PLV:Fall

Credits

4 credits

Prerequisite

(MAT 134 Minimum Grade of C or MAT 141 Minimum Grade of C or PSY 205 Minimum Grade of C or MAT 117 Minimum Grade of C) and ( NURS 298 Minimum Grade of C+ or NUR 277 Minimum Grade of C+) and NURS 110 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 202 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 212 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 250 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 258 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 320 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 330 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 340 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 350 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 370 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 380 Minimum Grade of C+ and ( PSY 110 Minimum Grade of D and PSY 111 Minimum Grade of D) or PSY 112 Minimum Grade of D

Corequisite

NURS 478