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ASN 331: Concepts of Professionalism, Management, and Leadership

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ASN 331: Concepts of Professionalism, Management, and Leadership
Delivery Modality: Distance
Semester Credits: 2
Contact Hours: 30
Outside Preparation: An average of three (3) hours per week for every didactic credit hour
Typically Offered:
Prerequisites: Minimum of eight (8) semester credits in human anatomy and human physiology and a minimum of three (3) semester credits of college-level mathematics.
Corequisites: None
Requisites: SCI 225 or equivalent
Description: This course will explore professionalism, management and leadership concepts, issues, roles, and functions as applied to the role of the professional nurse in various healthcare settings. Development in the roles of problem solver, change agent and leader are emphasized. The course focuses on evidence-based competencies as well as leadership and management skills needed by professional nurses to work productively in interprofessional teams. Learners will analyze current best practices related to leadership roles, communication, teamwork and collaboration, quality improvement, and culturally competent client-centered care. Legal and ethical issues related to leadership and professionalism will be emphasized.
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