Examines the role of the nurse leader and manager of a health care team using concepts and theories of organization, management, leadership, change, decision-making, and group process. Discusses findings of current research related to nursing management and leadership. Students analyze how nursing leadership and management influence patient care outcomes and team functioning. Focuses on the application of outcome data to evaluate nursing care delivery systems and to propose performance improvement initiatives. Online course. Springs. Prerequisite(s): RN Completion Nursing majors only; Junior status. (INCO)
*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.