Dec 03, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 285 - Management/Leadership in Nursing

6 CR
This course is designed to introduce the student to beginning leadership and management concepts. The focus is on delegation, prioritization, and mentorship. Clinical experience will be gained in a variety of settings. Students will be required to use an acceptable electronic device to participate in the course, i.e., laptop, iPad, Surface Pro. Chromebooks are not compatible with program requirements.  See the following link for acceptable electronic device minimum requirements:  https://examsoft.force.com/emcommunity/s/article/Examplify-Minimum-System-Requirements. [48-144-192] Lab Fee

Additional Information: Formal admission to the Nursing Program required.


Requisites: (1) Take NURS 141 , NURS 150 , NURS 155 , NURS 160 , NURS 272 , and NURS 276  with at least a grade of C (OR) (2) Take NURS 140, NURS 145, NURS 150 , NURS 155 , NURS 160 , NURS 271, and NURS 276  with at least a grade of C (OR) (3) Take NURS 136 , NURS 271, and NURS 276  with at least a grade of C (OR) (4) Take NURS 136 , NURS 272 , and NURS 276  with at least a grade of C.

Full-time Nursing program: (1) Take NURS 141 , NURS 150 , NURS 155 , NURS 160 , NURS 272 , and NURS 276  with at least a grade of C (OR) (2) Take NURS 136 , NURS 272 , and NURS 276  with at least a grade of C.

Part-time Nursing program: (1) Take NURS 141 , NURS 150 , NURS 155 , NURS 160 , NURS 272 , NURS 276  and NURS 281  with at least a grade of C (OR) (2) Take NURS 136 , NURS 272 , NURS 276 , and NURS 281  with at least a grade of C.


Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Apply the principles of leadership and management.
  2. Incorporate the concepts of prioritization, delegation, and decision making.
  3. Incorporate the concepts of prioritization, delegation and decision making.
  4. Analyze ethical/legal dilemmas in health care.
  5. Develop a plan for making the transition from student to practicing Registered Nurse.
  6. Implement nursing strategies to provide for patient safety and quality assurance.
  7. Demonstrate professional behaviors.
  8. Assume responsibility for ongoing professional development.
  9. Provide a safe work/care environment.
  10. Collaborate professionally within the healthcare team.
  11. Plan client-centered nursing care.
  12. Communicate effectively with peers, professional staff, clients, and families.
  13. Examine strategies that facilitate communication, ensure continuity of care and promote patient safety and quality across the continuum.
  14. Appraise healthcare research and evidence-based practice.