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NURS 648 Leadership, Quality, and Finance in Nursing

This course focuses on the theoretical foundation needed for a generalist master's degree graduate to be a leader/advocate/change agent in a variety of health care settings. Topics include leadership, health care quality/safety, health care finance, professional development, policy, and human resource management.


Special information

Note: This course is for the ELMSN program only.
4 Graduate credits

Effective August 16, 2013 to present

Learning outcomes


  • Integrate leadership, nursing, and other theories and sciences as a foundation for professional practice.
  • Apply principles of finance and human resource management within a variety of simulated situations.
  • Apply the principles of quality and safety within a health care context.
  • Analyze individual preferences, leadership skills, and learning styles to promote professional and personal growth and development.
  • Critique current health care issues from a multitheoretical and holistic perspective.

Spring 2023

Section Title Instructor
01 Leadership, Quality, and Finance in Nursing Merrill, Brenda A Books Course details