Graduate Catalog 2013-2014 [Archived Catalog] [Archived Catalog]

NURS 623 - Nursing Administration I: THe Role of the Nurse Administrator


The practicum course will provide the student an opportunity to explore the role of the nurse administer within today’s health care organizations. Students will examine organizational structure, management theory, professional ethics, and policy, legal and ethical and regulatory issues as a foundation to create a culture of excellence, quality and safety. Students will examine decision making and the role of the nurse administrator within the context of political and power structures, the practice, institutional and physical environments of the organization and external factors.

An educational site affiliation agreement with a student selected approved facility is secured and a practicum contract is developed and established with an approved nurse leader preceptor prior to enrollment in this course; nursing administration/leadership practicum hours are initiated in NURS 623. Students must meet all pre-practicum requirements prior to enrollment in NURS 623; refer to Graduate Nursing Handbook for pre-practicum requirements.

Admission to MSN program, NURS 500, 501, 502, 503, 521, 523 and BUSI 610

Credits: 3

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