2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Dec 06, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR 456 - Leadership and Trends in Nursing


3 hours
This course will cover the concepts of management: delegation, scheduling, budgeting, conflict management and interprofessional communication. The perception of appropriate ‘following’ behaviors as preparation for management responsibilities is examined. The understanding of a nurse’s role as patient advocate in ethical dilemmas will be investigated. Current healthcare issues focused on the profession of nursing will be analyzed. This course will also prepare the student to assume a beginning nursing leadership and management role with a focus on interactions with health care team members. Theories, organizational behavior theories, and leadership styles that are relevant to the practice of nursing management are analyzed. The application of leadership skills enhances students’ skills in maintaining best practices and standards of care. Prerequisite(s): Completion of Level 2 courses. CS