Nursing and Health Professions
Managing Organizational Effectiveness (3)
A systems perspective to organizations, organizational change theory and best practices in design within the context of today’s uncertain environment are explored and applied to assist students in enhancing operations and improving quality.
Financial Management of Health Care Organizations (3)
Examines the financial management of health care organizations. Issues related to budgeting, accounting, reimbursement, information systems, and other supportive functions are explored. Fiscal responsibility and accountability for nurse administrators are addressed.
Nursing Administration (3)
Using professional standards and competencies as a framework, examines the roles, functions and responsibilities of a nurse administrator. Content focuses on principles of leadership and management, health care organizations and systems, and human resource management. Research related to administrative practice and contemporary issues that affect practice and roles of nurse administrators are examined.
Administration Practicum (3)
Focuses on concepts and theories related to the professional development, quality outcome management, and legal, regulatory and ethical issues in relation to selected administrative functions of nurse administrators. Contemporary trends and issues affecting the role and function of nurse administrators are also discussed. During the practicum experience, students develop competencies as a nurse administrator under the guidance of a preceptor. Pre-requisites: NURS 670, 672, 681 & MML 603
At the time of each practica experience, students will be required to show documentation of a current RN license in the state where the practicum is being provided, health insurance, health clearance, CPR certification, and malpractice insurance. Please note that the practica site may require additional documentation.
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