NUR 480

Nursing Leadership

The focus of this course is to apply theoretical and empirical concepts of leadership, management roles and ethical decision-making process of the professional nurse in diverse multicultural settings. The student will use critical thinking strategies to study the coordinating role of the professional nurse within the healthcare delivery system with an emphasis on synthesis of this knowledge to develop innovative and creative approaches to nursing practice. This will lead to an understanding of the concept of leadership theories and roles, problem solving and the decision-making process for a professional nurse in a leadership position.