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NURS 4611

Nursing Leadership and Management

Six semester hours, 3 theory, 9 practicum.

This course provides an introduction to the theory and practice of nursing leadership and management which emphasizes the role of nurse leader in professional nursing practice. Key concepts will include critical thinking, effective communication, ethical and legal issues, handling conflict, successful delegation, controlling resources, improving quality and safety, and leading change. This course is 3 hours of theory and 9 hours of practicum per week. 126 hours total practicum are required in this course. Prerequisites: Prerequisites: NURS 3310, NURS 3410, NURS 3411, NURS 3412, NURS 3610, NURS 3611, NURS 4310, NURS 4410, and NURS 4610. Corequisites: NURS 4411 and NURS 4412.

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