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Role Of The Nurse Administrator

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This course introduces the role of the nurse administrator in health care organizations. Topics include organizational theory, performance, and structure; change management; systematic processes; and human resource management. This course requires 20 hours of clinical practicum.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Health Care Delivery Models

    • Analyze the effect of laws, regulations, accrediting bodies, and practice standards on the practice environment.
    • Clinical: Determine data points necessary for carrying out a needs assessment.
    • Assess the health care practice environment.
    • Differentiate between various health care delivery models.

    Organizational Performance and Structure

    • Analyze the structures of health care organizations.
    • Discuss organizational communication patterns.
    • Assess the nurse administrator's role in organizational performance.
    • Clinical: Research data collection tools and procedures.

    Resource Management

    • Analyze the various resources in an organization.
    • Explain the role of the nurse administrator in managing resources.
    • Explain the importance of resource allocation and distribution.
    • Clinical: Research data collection tools and procedures.

    Change Management

    • Assess the nurse administrators role in change management.
    • Explain how strategic planning and change are connected.
    • Clinical: Develop a data collection tool to be used to collect data on the identified need.
    • Differentiate the use of business plans and project management tools in a change management project.

    Quality Management

    • Critique the concepts of quality and risk management.
    • Describe the role of the nurse administrator in risk and quality management in a health care organization.
    • Relate change management to quality and risk.
    • Explain your role as a leader in creating an environment of evidence-based practice.
    • Clinical: Generate a needs assessment.

    Roles and Responsibilities of the Nurse Administrator

    • Compare the roles of a nurse administrator in various practice environments.
    • Explain the responsibilities of a nurse administrator.
    • Examine self-perspective on management and leadership style.
    • Clinical: Contemplate practicum topic and audience.
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