Concepts and competencies in nursing leadership and management in a dynamic healthcare system are examined including: political and cultural influences on nursing leadership, comparison of traditional and transformational leadership characteristics, and creation of a culture of safety/just culture in the work environment through interprofessional collaboration, and the application of evidence-base theories and practices. Nursing practice standards and clinical reasoning are employed in the application of clinical leadership skills, particularly in relation to health policy, patient safety, delegation. This web-based course integrates online, in-person, and clinical activities.
Course Credits: 4
Student Learning Outcomes
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Differentiate nurse leadership roles and management functions in a variety of clinical settings including client advocate role.
- Integrate theory and research knowledge in the development, implementation, and evaluation of nursing leadership competencies.
- Evaluate ethical and legal principles, role of regulatory processes and professional nursing standards as these influence clinical nursing leader and health care delivery.
- Analyze ways in which health and social policy, economic resources, and cultural mores impact the role of nurse leader.
- Critically appraise leadership related research and use of informatics for health care decision making.
- Collaborate with interprofessional team to promote evidence based, holistic, cultural congruent care.
- Apply critical reasoning/decision-making skills to leadership situations and scenarios.
- Assess own leadership skills and cultural humility attributes