434 Concepts in Nursing Management – 3 credit hours

Prerequisite: Completion of Conceptual Basis of Nursing II Theory, Conceptual Basis of Nursing II Clinical, Nursing and Healthcare Ethics; prior to or concurrent with Conceptual Basis of Nursing III Theory and Conceptual Basis of Nursing III Clinical; or with approval of the Dean of the Undergraduate Program and course faculty.

Prerequisite for RNs: Concepts of Professional Nursing and Health Assessment;concurrent with or after completion of Promoting Healthy Communities; or with approval of the Dean of the Undergraduate Program and course faculty.

Description: This course focuses on the concepts and theories utilized in the managerial process related to nursing and healthcare. Topics discussed include leadership and management theories, change process, conflict resolution, communication, and decision making. The roles and responsibilities of an effective nurse manager and leader are emphasized.