University of Southern Indiana

Nursing Management and Leadership (NML)

The Nursing Management and Leadership specialty prepares the nurse to assume a nursing management or leadership role in the health care environment. Emphasis will be placed on the integration of finance, business management, information management, and marketing resources management evaluation into the nursing management and leadership roles. There are a total of 42 credit hours in the specialty. 

The nursing management and leadership graduate is prepared to:

  • Integrate critical thinking skills in complex, multi-dimensional nursing management and leadership situations through the use of economic, finance, marketing and administration theories and principles. 
  • Analyze the use of management and leadership principles and quality management skills in the health care organizations.
  • Advance nursing knowledge through research in nursing management, leadership and health care policy. 
  • Incorporates global influences and the use of information and communication technology into the nursing management and leadership role.
  • Integrate legal and ethical standards, professional values, and lifelong learning into the nursing management and leadership role.
Curriculum Nursing Management and Leadership  
Core Courses  
N601 Roles for Advanced Nursing Practice 1 credit hours
N602 Evidenced Based Practice for Advanced Nursing 4 credit hours
N603 Theoretical Foundations for Advanced Nursing Practice 3 credit hours
N604 Population Based Care and Health Policy 3 credit hours
N605 Healthcare Informatics for Advanced Nursing Practice 3 credit hours
N606 Nursing Leadership in Health Systems 4 credit hours
  Total Core Hours 18 credit hours
   
Nursing Management and Leadership Specialty Courses  
N624 Economic Policies in Nursing and Health Care 3 credit hours
N625 Marketing and Competitive strategies in Nursing and Health Care 3 credit hours
N631 Individual and Group Behavior in Nursing and Health Care Organizations 3 credit hours
N632 Administration of Nursing and Health Care Organizations 3 credit hours
N633 Human Resources Management in Nursing and Health Care 3 credit hours
N634 Financial Management in Nursing and Health Care Organizations 3 credit hours
N635 Business of Nursing 3 credit hours
N636 Authentic Leadership   3 credit hours
  Total Specialty Hours 24 credit hours
  Total Program Hours 42 credit hours

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