NURS 5326: Implementation of Nursing Management

Focuses on implementation of strategies for change while analyzing the probable consequences of alternative plans and actions. Building on the content in NURS 5315, the purpose of this course is to facilitate the integration of specific goals and activity plans with effective strategies and resources to effect desired outcomes within the specified settings and with identified clinical populations. Content emphasizes leadership/management theories, functions, skills and strategies necessary to the change process, the nursing process, and the human caring process. Content includes: preparing the environment for change, professional and organizational communications, policy development, information systems, obtaining and utilizing human/fiscal resources, participating in job re-engineering, contingency contracting, negotiating and delegating. Prerequisite: NURS 5315 or CI. (Credit: 2:1).