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NRSG 648 - Transformational Leadership Practicum

2 hours
This practicum course offers the opportunity for the student to assimilate their transformational leadership skills into advanced nursing practice. A culmination of knowledge will be integrated for reflection and evaluation of the healthcare environment including, but not limited to, clinical practice, healthcare delivery models, work place design, healthcare economics and policy, evidence-based practice, performance improvement and metrics, patient safety, and risk management. Students will develop their leadership skills through implementation and evaluation within a healthcare organization. Students will also further refine their communication skills and professionalism as they put their knowledge into advance nursing practice. Business skills will be utilized to ensure understanding of a complex and evolving health care environment that leads to organizational efficiency and sustainability.

Students will complete a 120-hour practicum working alongside an approved, self-selected preceptor who is working in full-time capacity in an experienced nursing leadership role such as a Chief Nursing Officer, Vice President/Chief Nursing Executive, Director of Nursing, Senior Vice President, or Director. Students and their preceptors will evaluate their progress throughout the practicum experience. Upon completion of this track, program students are educationally prepared to sit for the Nurse Executive Certification (NE-BC) and/or, Nurse Executive, Advanced Certification (NEA-BC) from the American Nurses Association and the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Prereq/Corequisite(s): NRSG 647 . GR