Prerequisite: ENGL 101, RNUR 234, RNUR 238, SOCI 160, COMM 100 & one of the following: HIST 120, 121, POLS 135, 136 or 137. This fourth semester course will focus on leadership and management principles necessary for the professional nurse to function in an effective manner in the leader/manager role. Concepts and theories of nursing care delivery models, leadership and management, delegation of patient care, communication, time management, conflict resolution, legal responsibilities, ethical issues, decision making, issues, trends in nursing, and graduate role integration and professional development will be explored. Concepts and principles of emergency management and disaster planning, and the physical and psychological effects of bioterrorism are also examined.
The purpose of this schedule is to provide information. It does not constitute a contract. Classes may be added, combined or cancelled and instructors may be changed at the discretion of Metropolitan Community College.