Metropolitan State University

NURS 648 : Leadership, Quality, and Finance in Nursing

A. Course Description
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: NURS 405 Essential Concepts of Pharmacology III AND
NURS 460 Mental Health Nursing AND
NURS 601 Nursing Science  
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
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.
B. Course Effective Dates: 08/16/2013 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Integrate leadership, nursing, and other theories and sciences as a foundation for professional practice.
  2. Apply principles of finance and human resource management within a variety of simulated situations.
  3. Apply the principles of quality and safety within a health care context.
  4. Analyze individual preferences, leadership skills, and learning styles to promote professional and personal growth and development.
  5. Critique current health care issues from a multitheoretical and holistic perspective.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information
Note: This course is for the ELMSN program only.