Metropolitan State University

NURS 465 : Leadership and Management in Nursing

A. Course Description
Credits: 4
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
Modeling and Role-Modeling is used in this course to expand and enhance leadership/management content in order to promote collaborative, effective client-centered care. Theory and concepts related to leadership, motivation, change and conflict as well as organizational and managerial theory and processes are discussed.
B. Course Effective Dates: 08/01/1998 - 09/05/1999 09/06/1999 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Analyze and apply critical thinking skills of inference, interpretation, analysis explanation, and synthesis to issues of current professional practice.
  2. Articulate societal, health care and organizational changes affecting nursing practice.
  3. Compare and contrast leadership models that support quality health care and client advocacy, education and autonomy.
  4. Demonstrate professional oral and written communication skills.
  5. Describe leadership and management theories and concepts that promote effective and efficient use of institutional and societal resources.
  6. Discuss ways in which application of Modeling and Role-Modeling theory by nurse leaders may impact the health care environment in which they work.
  7. Evaluate nursing practice models as to their effectiveness in producing quality client outcomes.
  8. Evaluate oral, written, including electronic, communication for appropriateness for intended audience.
  9. Propose solutions to simulated management problems using budgeting principles, management and leadership theories, and human resource management knowledge and skills.
  10. Utilize planned change theory to plan, implement, and evaluate an organizational change in a simulated setting.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information