Sep 18, 2020
NURS 2950 - Nursing Leadership I Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This course focuses on prioritization, delegation, and supervision of nursing care of clients across the lifespan. Healthcare policy, finance, and regulatory environment issues are analyzed. Emphasis is on planning, collaborating and coordinating care for individuals and groups across the care continuum. This course requires completion of NURS 2900 and NURS 2920 with grades of C or higher or concurrently enrolled.
Prerequisite(s): NURS 2800 ,NURS 2820 , NURS 2850 with grades of C or higher
Recommendation: Computer skills are essential.
- Attributes and Roles of a Nurse
- Clinical Decision-Making & Judgment
- Life-long learning
- Social Justice
- Care Competencies
- Therapeutic & Professional Communication
- Quality & Safety
- Technology & Informatics
- Teaching & Learning
- Health Care Delivery
- Care Coordination
- Evidence-based Practice
- Health Care Infrastructure
At the end of this course students will be able to:
- apply leadership and management skills with nursing colleagues and interprofessional teams.
- analyze healthcare policy, finance, and regulatory processes and their impact on the nursing profession.
- collect outcomes data to provide evidence for quality improvement in a variety of settings.
- apply concepts of quality and safety within a health care context.
- demonstrate ethical leadership in clinical decision making processes in collaboration with other health disciplines.
- utilize evidence supporting best practices in working with unlicensed assistive personnel and direct care workers.
Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)
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