NU 512 Organizational and Systems Leadership for Quality Improvement and Safety 3 cr.  (3-0-0)
  • Graded: A/F
  • Prerequisites: Admission to the graduate nursing program or consent of the instructor. This is a required course.
  • Bulletin Year: 2023 - 2024 Graduate Bulletin

In this didactic course, graduate nursing students learn about organizational and systems leadership strategies that promote high-quality and safe patient care. This course provides an introduction to the science of complex organizational structures and design with an emphasis on the behavior of individuals and groups within health care organizations. Leadership, as it pertains to the role of the advanced practice nurse and concepts of communication including interprofessional collaboration, coordination, and teamwork are emphasized.