NURS 425 Nursing Leadership & Management

This course introduces leadership and management concepts for providing care within the continually evolving health care environment. Legal/ethical issues, decision making, health care delivery systems, staffing, team building/communication, interdisciplinary collaboration, case management, change, quality improvement and role transition are explored to enhance communication, problem solving and decision making. Prerequisites: All 300 level nursing courses and ENGL 120 - College Composition II or ENGL 121H - Honors Composition II. Co-requisites: NURS 415 - Advanced Concepts II Child Health, NURS 431 - Community Health II, NURS 498A - Clinical Concepts II. This course is part of the university's Writing Across the Curriculum/Writing in the Disciplines program. Fall.