Nursing Leadership & Management

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Course Description:
This course focuses on concepts, principles, and theories of leadership, management, role development, and administration. Skills required by the professional nurse leader including delegation of responsibilities, networking, facilitation of groups, conflict resolution, case management, collaboration, budgeting, cost effectiveness and resource allocation, managing quality and performance, and teaching are emphasized.


Course Details


As assigned


Required textbooks/ course materials:

Yoder-Wise, P. (2019) Leading and Managing in Nursing (7th Ed.) St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby ISBN: 9780323449137

Also required: Previously purchased APA Manual (7th Ed.) ISBN: 9781433532185


Assignment/course outline:

See first-day handout.


Discipline-level learning outcomes:

N1 Apply effective interpersonal relationship and leadership skills in the management concepts, decision making, delegation, and provision of high-quality nursing care in a variety of settings.

N2 Critically evaluate evidences-based findings from various sources, determine relevance and application to improve patient outcomes.

N3 Evaluate needs within various practices including acute care, long term care, and community settings and formulate teaching plans based on identified issues, and improved health care delivery.

N4 Serve as a change agent and client advocate in the practice of professional nursing with individuals, families, groups, and communities.

N5 Apply the nursing professional role and foundation, to promote effective teambuilding in the delivery of health teaching and counseling skills throughout the lifespan of the client.

N6 Identify and deliver culturally sensitive care to diverse populations served within various practice settings.

Professional Standards

Healthy People 2030

National Patient Safety Goals

ACEN Standards


Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods
  • Critique professional and research literature for use in nursing practice.
  • Examine the effective involvement of the professional nurse in setting local, state, national and international health care policy decisions.
  • Analyze personal beliefs and values and how they affect individual nursing practice.
  • Use a decision model to resolve ethical dilemmas.
  • Demonstrate writing skills consistent with the published writing expectations of the College of Nursing.
  • Share information and ideas in various professional and public arenas.
  • Assume responsibility for lifelong learning including development of professional skills and knowledge base.
  • Identify human, fiscal, and material resources necessary to promote effective and efficient health care outcomes of diverse populations.






N1 – N6

N1, N2, N3

N2, N3, N5, N6

DB, Proj, RP, W


Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

The instructor will assign and provide feedback to the online discussion board based on readings from the textbook. The instructor assigns and provides feedback on the three reflective journals to prepare students to complete a quality improvement project. The student will complete assigned discussions, reflective journals, and a quality improvement project.


Alternate Grading Scale

This course uses an alternate grading system that differs from the college-wide grading scale. The following scale indicates a student's standing in the course:
A – 90 – 100
B – 80 – 89
C – 75 – 79
D – 60 – 74
F – 59 or less

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