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Nursing Management & Informatics

Course Code: NURS 416

Credit: (2+2)

This course focuses on the study of theories, principles and basic concepts related to management and leadership. It introduces the student to key skills such as communicating effectively, handling conflict, delegating successfully, building teams, motivating personnel, controlling human resources, improving quality, managing stress, leading change and managing information technology. In addition, the design of the course promotes an understanding of theories and principles of management with application to management of nursing practice. The clinical placement will be preceded by two weeks of introduction to the course in the college. Supervised clinical experience may include but not be limited to orientation and if feasible applicable of all administrative policies and procedures.