This course will provide the student the opportunity to synthesize previous knowledge and skills in a supervised practicum experience with the guidance and approval of the faculty. The final project will integrate the academic and practical knowledge the students have acquired in their program. This course contains 25 hours of clinical experience.
Describe the challenges facing nursing leadership.
Discuss the barriers and opportunities for nursing in the future.
Continuous Process Improvement
Explain the relationship between quality improvement and risk management, exploring the concepts of systems theory.
Describe the issues related to quality management in today’s health care arena.
Examine the role of nursing in risk management.
Discuss the impact of health care's financial-based mandates.
Review the types, role, and process of budgeting.
Identify the current health care reimbursement sources.
Human Resource Management
Examine the factors to be considered to support safe and effective delegation.
Determine methods to motivate and develop staff.
Identify issues related to staffing and performance evaluations.
Describe the role of human resource management in health care.
Change Theory and Models and Evidence Based practice
Analyze the utilization of evidence-based research to support change within the workplace.
Assess the responsibilities of leaders and managers as change agents.
Examine the theories and stages related to planned change.
Organizational Structure and Culture
Identify social and cultural aspects affecting health care organizations.
Examine various organizational theories and their implications in health care.
Describe the characteristics and models of organizational structures
Leadership and Management
Differentiate between leadership and management roles and functions.
Examine the theories and functions of management.
Identify theories and styles of leadership.
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