Nursing Leadership & Management (Diploma/ADN to MSN)
This program of study is designed to allow nurses who have completed a diploma or associate degree and are licensed as a registered nurse to supplement their college education with two foundational courses in the first term of study. In today’s healthcare environment nurse leaders, both executive and managerial, need a broad background in nursing and business concepts. Emphasis of this content is placed within the context of advanced nursing practice in healthcare. This program provides the student with the opportunity to identify and partner with a healthcare organization and nursing leader to participate in a clinical experience.
The capstone seminar, a service project, is designed to guide students in the integration of nursing and management theory with a practical application.
Designs processes to achieve quality, cost-effective and ethical health outcomes
Appreciates the complexity of human resource management in today’s healthcare
Evaluates quality and safety measures
Designs a plan of change using principles of servant leadership guided by Benedictine Values
Collaborates with others to improve the quality of professional nursing practice and healthcare policy
Utilizes evidence based practice for performance improvement
Possesses requisite knowledge to pursue doctoral education
Uses information technology to improve processes
Demonstrates effective principles of change while providing client centered care
Diploma/ADN to MSN: Nursing Leadership & Management Courses
Graduation Requirements or Transfer Course Equivalents