Nursing Leadership & Management
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.
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
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.
Course-level learning outcomes:
|Course-level student learning outcomes||Discipline-level learning outcomes||Assessment methods|
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 ScaleThis 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
College-wide policies and resources
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