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Leadership in Professional Practice

Course Number: 
NRS-416
Minimum Credits: 
3
The course examines the roles, traits, and contribution of the nurse in organizational leadership and managerial positions and as the lead advocate for people in their most vulnerable state. Its focus is the personal and professional development of the practicing nurse as a mentor and coach to the people they serve. Topics include servant leadership, emotional intelligence, active listening, building relationships, cultural awareness, conflict resolution, delegation, and team building. Students develop competencies and skills that will enable them to manage and lead effectively and have an opportunity to apply those competences and skills in an appropriate health care setting. Prerequisite: NRS-415