Nursing Leadership & Promotion of Quality Care

NURS 379

This course emphasizes the role of nurse leaders in professional nursing practice and provides an introduction to the theory and practice of nursing leadership and management. The emphasis is on understanding the key components of the leadership/management process which include critical thinking, communicating effectively, handling conflict, delegating successfully, controlling resources, improving quality and safety and leading change. The focus is on the nursing role of leader/manager in practice settings and improving the quality and safety of patient populations.