Sep 18, 2020  
2019-2020 Course Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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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.
MnTC Goals
None

Prerequisite(s): NURS 2800  ,NURS 2820 , NURS 2850  with grades of C or higher
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: Computer skills are essential.

Major Content
  1. Attributes and Roles of a Nurse
    1. Professionalism
    2. Clinical Decision-Making & Judgment
    3. Ethics
    4. Leadership
    5. Self-care
    6. Life-long learning
    7. Social Justice
  2. Care Competencies
    1. Therapeutic & Professional Communication
    2. Collaboration
    3. Quality & Safety
    4. Technology & Informatics
    5. Teaching & Learning
  3. Health Care Delivery
    1. Care Coordination
    2. Evidence-based Practice
  4. Health Care Infrastructure

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. apply leadership and management skills with nursing colleagues and interprofessional teams.
  2. analyze healthcare policy, finance, and regulatory processes and their impact on the nursing profession.
  3. collect outcomes data to provide evidence for quality improvement in a variety of settings.
  4. apply concepts of quality and safety within a health care context.
  5. demonstrate ethical leadership in clinical decision making processes in collaboration with other health disciplines.
  6. utilize evidence supporting best practices in working with unlicensed assistive personnel and direct care workers.

Competency 1 (1-6)
None
Competency 2 (7-10)
None


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