This course introduces theories of leadership, management, and organizations with a focus on the leadership role of the registered nurse. Emphasis is on management versus leadership, effective communication and team building, managing resources, conflict management, change, delegation, and patient centered care. Clinical experiences on the transition from student role to entry level professional nursing as part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team. This course is required for the B.S. in Nursing. Only students progressing in the Nursing major may register for this course.
NURS450 is a 5 credit course.