UGRD > NURSNG > 450
Preparation for Professional Licensure and Practice
This senior-level nursing course focuses on leadership development for entry-level professional nursing practice. Management theories and concepts are emphasized, including the identification of key organizational structures, intra- and inter-professional communication and team work, collaboration and conflict resolution, delegation and supervision, workforce motivation, and change processes. The course addresses building cultures of quality and safety in complex health care delivery systems based on organizational strengths, using multiple strategies within environmental turbulence and change managing fiscal resources for cost-effectiveness. Professional issues related to self-care of the nurse, such as work-life balance, healthy work environments, and resource assistance in building a nursing career are also considered.