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Senior Leadership Project

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In this capstone course, students integrate and synthesize the content and experiences from all nursing courses into a final leadership project. Students are required to successfully complete 45 clinical hours.

This undergraduate-level course is 7 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 4
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 7 weeks

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    Leadership Styles and Communication

    • Devise a plan that incorporates a course of action for a comprehensive organizational change to include sustainment strategies once the implementation phase is completed.
    • Apply the nursing process to assess, diagnose, and plan for implementation and evaluation of a quality improvement project.
    • Evaluate the influences of health care laws, compliance, and regulatory environments on patient care.
    • Reflect on the educational experience of the BSN program and change management project.
    • Share ideas about next steps for a bachelor’s-prepared nurse.
    • Evaluate a nursing leader’s interactions with a health care team.
    • Evaluate potential risks related to processes of care, safety, and family support.
    • Evaluate outcomes data as evidence-based practice for safe patient-centered care.
    • Recommend a course of action for comprehensive organizational change.
    • Use nursing journals, technology, and information management tools to support safe processes of care.
    • Analyze gaps between public policy and best practices.
    • Evaluate professional leadership styles and communication techniques to influence change.
    • Create a career pathway plan for leadership development, and personal and professional growth.
    • Use problem-solving and decision-making techniques in health care situations.
    • Analyze similarities between problem-solving and decision-making techniques, and the nursing process of Assess, (nursing) Diagnosis, Plan, Implement, and Evaluate (ADPIE) to improve health care practices.
    • Use data for problem-solving specific to patient care.
    • Compare quality improvement models to address change in a health care setting.

    Problem-Solving and Decision-Making

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    Evidence-Based Practice

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    Quality Improvement and Change Management

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    Informatics and the Nursing Process

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    Laws, Regulations, and Compliance

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    Influencing the Future

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    Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice.