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  • Home / Academics / Find a Program / MSN in Nursing Leadership / MSN in Nursing Leadership Course Requirements | Ursuline - Liberal Arts College in OH

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    MSN in Nursing Leadership Course Requirements

    Core Course Requirements for the MSN in Nursing Leadership

    • MBA 554 - Project Mgmt & Team Dynamics

      This course focuses on both the theoretical and practical application of integrated project management processes. These processes involve selecting, coordinating, and synchronizing projects in a company so that all the key factors for success are optimized. Primary topics discussed include: analyzing project business value; mobilizing team performance and dynamics; monitoring project implementation; resolving technical, resource and interpersonal conflicts; managing program interfaces and multitasking; identifying organizational constraints; determining accountability; and applying ethical procedures.

    • MBA 641 - Managing Health Service Orgnization

      This course is a formal study of industry benchmarks and best practice standards of excellence in the management of health services within a dynamic health care market for the 21st Century. A successful health services manager must be able to coordinate and integrate both clinicians and business professionals towards the achievement of organizational goals and objectives. Students will acquire knowledge of applied management theories in addressing issues related to existing and new government regulations, medical technologies, changing patient demographics, increased competition through system consolidations, heightened patient expectations, and greater demands for accountability concerning increasing financial constraints in the use and allocation of resources. Prerequisite: MBA 501 or 502; or permission of instructor

    • MBA 642 - Economics & Finance Hlth Svcs Mgt

      The purpose of this course is to extend and develop the knowledge acquired in managerial economics and managerial finance by exploring the unique characteristics of the modern healthcare environment and applying economic and financial concepts. Upon completion of a variety of assignments and activities, students will enhance their knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values associated with an understanding of the basic financial and economic issues related to health care and healthcare management.

    • MBA 643 - Ethical & Legal Issues in Hlthcare

      The purpose of this course is to provide students with an in-depth learning experience of the integrated concepts related to ethical and legal issues in healthcare. This course explores ethical theories and legal content and provides the student with a clearer understanding of how ethics and law are intertwined in health care dilemmas and the health care setting.

    • NR 532 - Intro to Evidence Based Practice

      This course guides the student in the research process and its relevance to the advancement of nursing theory and practice. Students will advance as participants in the research process and as consumers of nursing research. Prerequisite: Graduate level.

    • NR 533 - Application of Evidence Based Prac

      This course guides the student in the research process and its relevance to the advancement of evidence-based nursing practice. Students will develop skills related to generation, synthesis and translation of nursing research evidence for use in clinical practice.

    • NR 535 - Health Care Inform

      Health Care Informatics builds on the student

    • NR 545 - Leadership & Mgmt in Health Care

      This course is specifically designed for nursing graduate students who are pursuing the nurse executive or nurse administrator role. In this course, students will explore, examine, and analyze the role of the nurse leader in administrative or executive roles with a strong focus on organizational and systems leadership. Knowledge gained in this course will aid nurse leaders in meeting the demands of changing patient care services within the entire spectrum of complex, adaptive, health care systems. Experiential learning of 80 hours are aligned with this course with a mutually agreed upon leadership preceptor.Prerequisite/Co-requisite Courses: MSN Level or Permission of Associate Dean

    • NR 650A - Health Care Policy

      In this course, students develop knowledge of health policy and its impact on clinical practice. Current issues and trends are discussed and analyzed from the perspective of the policy maker, the APN and the public.

    • NR 650B - Health Care Organizations & Finance

      This course introduces students to business concepts that will allow them to take leadership roles in providing quality cost-effective care. Students discuss and apply basic health care economics in the context of advanced practice nursing.

    • NR 650C - Advanced Practice Ethical & Legal

      Students will develop and understanding of the principles, personal values and beliefs that provide a framework for nursing practice. This course will highlight legal issues as they relate to the APN.

    • NR 650D - Adv Practice Roles & Respon

      Health care and clinical practice issues and trends are identified and discussed as well as roles of the advanced practice nurse in the changing health care environment. Course content is evaluated based upon ethical concepts from a personal and organizational perspective. A culminating project, representing the student