Leadership & Care Delivery Environment

This course is focuses on the analysis, integration and application of principles of leadership and management to health care organizations and to population-based efforts across the health care delivery system. The concepts of leadership and stewardship are explored from a historical and contemporary perspective with particular application to the health professions. The course fosters self awareness as a necessary condition for effective self management and self development, and a prerequisite for leading others. Special emphasis is placed on the practical skills needed for nurses to succeed as leaders and managers in today's local, state, national and international health care environment.