NUR- 428 Management and Leadership in Nursing
This is an introductory course in management and leadership provides students with knowledge of Leadership, management principles, theories and related managerial functions needed by the nurse in order to provide high quality care. Additionally, the course focuses on the development of management and leadership skills needed by nurses including; staffing, scheduling, recruiting, motivating, appraising and development of nursing staff. As well as Decision making, Communication skills, Delegation, leadership, Time management, Conflict management, Change management and Quality management and evaluation will be emphasized to facilitate student's growth as future nurse leader able to affect quality of care and introduce change when necessary. Management process is used as a framework in designing the content of the course.