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Health Care Leadership/ Management in Complex Adaptive Systems

Course Prefix: 
NR
Course Number: 
460
Course Credits: 
3

Didactic, clinical with 3 class hours/week and 90 hours clinical/semester. Exploration of leadership and management theories/ concepts applied to the role of the nurse as a leader, manager and coordinator of care. Examines concepts and theories related to negotiation, conflict management and delegation. Legal implications of documentation and delegation are emphasized. Strategies to improve cost, safety and quality of care, based on evidence-based practice, are applied within complex adaptive health care systems. Prerequisites: NR 430 for students enrolled in the BSN Pre-Licensure track. Corequisite: NR 461 for students enrolled in the BSN Pre-Licensure Track. NR 300 (or concurrent) for students enrolled in the RN to BSN Track. See comment about clinical requirement for RN-BSN student (*).