Leadership in Nursing

Theories and concepts associated with leadership and organizational skills are discussed as they pertain to the role of the professional nurse in the healthcare environment. Knowledge and skills associated with functioning as a leader of care as well as a ;member of the healthcare team are identified, including strategies to enhance personal and professional effectiveness. Contemporary health care issues are discussed related to quality and patient safety and the role of the nurse as leader in effecting improved patient outcomes individually and in teams. Course development was guided by the AACN Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice (2008).

Course Details

Campus: 
Dartmouth
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Nursing
Number: 
NUR 409
Semester: 
Spring 2018
Registration Status: 
Open
Registration: 
Monday, November 6, 2017 to Friday, January 26, 2018
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