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Professional Leadership Perspectives




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Course level: NUR Undergraduate

This course analyzes the role of the contemporary nurse as a leader and manager in the profession and health care industry. Topics include managing heath care resources, assessing quality and risk in patient care, and decision-making models.


  • A valid, unrestricted/unencumbered RN license

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Leadership and Management Roles in Health Care

  • Apply leadership and other organizational theories to behaviors of the roles and functions of professional nursing.
  • Correlate the role of managing resources and delivering quality, cost-effective care.
  • Examine interpersonal and personal skills and strategies useful for addressing patient, staff, and organizational problems.
  • Analyze opportunities for nurses to serve as change agents.
  • Demonstrate ways to incorporate leadership activities into daily activities.


Why take courses at University of Phoenix

Accreditation that matters

We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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