NURS 630: Professional Leadership and Practice Change

3 Credits

This course is designed to advance the students ability to use leadership and management theory in nursing practice within current and emerging organizational systems. Topics will include the following: practice management; strategies for analysis of and implementation of change in health care systems; organizational behavior and management styles; interdisciplinary collaboration; community/stakeholder collaboration; quality improvement; financial reimbursement for practice, including principles of billing and coding; creation and implementation of business plans.