NURS 420 Leadership in Healthcare • 4 Cr.


This course covers the analysis, integration and application of leadership principles in health care organizations and population-based efforts across the health care delivery system. The focus is on interaction and socialization into the professional leadership role and skills needed for health care providers as leaders in today's health care environment. Prerequisite: Acceptance into BSN program.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Explicate personal leadership/ management style.
  • Evaluate internal and external resources to facilitate change
  • Apply principles of leadership and management including inter-professional communication, collaboration, priority setting and delegation in order to facilitate effective health care outcomes
  • Develop and present a leadership/ management project to appropriate professional audience