September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 29, 2020  
September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NF 317 - Nursing VII^


This course teaches concepts underlying professional career development in nursing. The role as a nurse manager, an integral part of a healthcare institution hierarch, is explored. Emphasis will be placed on the role of the nurse as a frontline manager, utilizing interprofessional communication skills and collaboration. The goal of these conceptual applications is to achieve excellence in the administration of healthcare organizations and in the provision of healthcare. Concentration on the acquisition of leadership behaviors, values, and the roles of planner, coordinator, provider, and evaluator of care are emphasized. The course focuses on concepts and tools required to provide safe care with evidence-based leadership. Focus of the nurse as educator, including principles and theories of teaching and learning, will be identified. Strategies for nurses to teach in staff development, as well as their role as a preceptor and in academic programs, will be explored. Students are introduced to quality improvement, case management, utilization review, staff development, peer review, and competency evaluation in healthcare. Semester Credit Hours 6.00 semester credit hours Contact Hours: 120.00 Prerequisite:  NF 215 Nursing V^ . Corequisite: None.