Nu400 Leadership and Management for Quality Healthcare Systems 8 credits
This capstone course includes Nursing leadership roles and management functions related to planning, organizing, staffing, directing, delegating, communicating, controlling, evaluating, and improving. An environment for excellence in practice, sound organizational ethics, a culture of safety, and workplace diversity are stressed. The course examines the role of the professional Registered Nurse in the delivery of Nursing care across a variety of settings with attention to access, cost, and quality of care. Patient advocacy, resource management, excellence in practice, interdisciplinary communication, evaluation of outcomes, and performance improvement are also examined. Offered in an online format. ( 45 clinical hours are required.) Prerequisites: ADN, RN license; Nu300, Nu310 & Nu350 with a minimum grade of C+; and co-requisite of Nu360.