This course will prepare the registered nurse for nursing leadership and management roles by enabling students to recognize and develop leadership skills. Leadership and management theories, concepts and exemplars will be identified and explored. Coursework and clinical experiences will facilitate the application of leadership and management principles necessary for professional practice in today’s complex healthcare environment. An emphasis is placed on caring as a leader reinforcing the caring philosophy of professional nursing practice.

Lecture Hours: 4.00 Lab Hours: 8.00Total Hours: 8.00