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Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2015 
Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR 4304 - Leadership and Management of Care

Credits: 3 hrs
This course is designed to examine the role of nurse managers and nurse leaders. Students will examine how ethical, financial, and health policy issues and concerns are linked in the health care delivery system. The course will address the role of the nurse manager or leader in developing a professional ethical framework, understanding the economic implications of health care, and shaping and formulating health policy. Emphasis is on legal and ethical considerations for responsible decision making. In addition, the course presents an overview of the organization, financing, and delivery of health care services. Students will explore relevant research in nursing management and leadership as it relates to health policy, finances, and ethics in the health care system.   Prerequisite(s): Completion of junior level nursing courses.