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2017-2018 Catalog and Handbook 
2017-2018 Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 499 - Leadership and Management in Healthcare Capstone Course (clinical) (5 Credits)

Prerequisite: NURS 303  and NURS 350 
This course explores principles of organizations, leadership and management related to Nursing. Skills necessary to facilitate group dynamics and personnel management are addressed, and quality control models are examined. Emphasis is on the coordination of care for patients and health care personnel. Students will have the opportunity to learn a variety of management methodologies. Discussion will focus on current issues and their potential impact on nursing practice. The 90-hour capstone project provides the students an opportunity to reflect and synthesize Baccalaureate of Science in nursing practice, interdisciplinary collaboration, and development of a quality improvement proposal.