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
This course focuses on individual development necessary to prepare nurses to act as leaders and advocates in a variety of health care environments. Students will analyze and apply the roles of the baccalaureate prepared generalist nurse within systems utilizing a holistic, theoretical, and evidence based perspective.
B. Course Effective Dates: 08/01/1998 - 09/05/1999 09/06/1999 - 12/15/2017 12/16/2017 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Articulate an individualized professional development plan utilizing the framework of self-care, reflective practice, and lifelong learning
  2. Integrate components of leadership, system, and related nursing theories into professional nursing practice
  3. Discuss effective principles of communication, teamwork, and collaboration to promote optimal group and/or client outcomes
  4. Apply concepts of quality and safety within a health care context
  5. Describe basic principles of fiscal and human resource management
  6. Demonstrate basic knowledge of healthcare policy, finance, and regulatory environments
  7. Critique current issues related to professional nursing practice and global health
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information