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NSG414A Nursing Leadership Practicum

Lead Faculty: Ms. Jocelyn Corrao

Course Description

The focus is practical application of the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of a generalist professional nurse in the leadership and management of health care within a variety of settings. The student will apply principles of delegation, supervision, prioritization and collaboration within the health care team. Course is S/U grading.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply key concepts of management and leadership to caring and collaborative nursing practice within an organizational culture
  • Evaluate the process of collaboration with members of the inter-disciplinary care team to ensure the safe delivery of quality, patient-centered care.
  • Prioritize nursing actions to achieve safe patient care outcomes utilizing nursing judgment supported by current evidence
  • Employ the tools of process improvement theory to understand the meaning of different types of variation in clinical metrics.
  • Use best evidence, measurement standards, and benchmarks to determine the stability of patient care systems, processes, and outcomes.
  • Explore common performance measures of nurse sensitive indicators that are uses to monitor the quality of patient care.