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NURS 706 Organizational and Systems Leadership

Organizational and systems leadership skills critical for culturally sensitive nursing practice to improve healthcare and outcomes are enhanced. Focus is on transformational leadership, measurement of outcomes, data driven decision-making, and the business realities of leading within healthcare.

Prerequisites

4 Graduate credits

Effective May 10, 2010 to present

Learning outcomes

General

  • Analyze emerging clinical patterns within a practice setting, health care organization, or community.
  • Demonstrate leadership in organizational policy analysis and development that incorporates clinical improvement models and change theory.
  • Develop effective strategies for managing health care delivery and organizational/systems research.
  • Evaluate principles of health care finance and cost-effectiveness as they relate to quality improvement and evidence-based practice.
  • Integrate consultative and leadership skills with intra-professional and inter-professional teams to create change in health care and complex health care delivery systems for the delivery of quality health care and to ensure patient safety.
  • Integrate transformational leadership theory and culturally sensitive approaches to lead a diverse workforce in the 21st Century.
  • Utilize comparative data, benchmarks, best practices, and continuing improvement methods to measure variations in practice quality and to improve healthcare.