Leader in Healthcare Delivery

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The Leader in Healthcare Delivery curriculum option provides nurses with in depth knowledge and skills relating to leading in an environment of constant change. Graduates are leaders in care sytems, governmental agencies and community organizations.

Students in this curriculum option achieve the following learning outcomes:

  • Gain competencies in leadership behaviors
  • Develop skills related to human and fiscal resource management
  • Develop skills related to health care management, evaluation, and the ethics of health care systems and organizations
  • Gain competencies in clinical outcomes management
  • Evaluate policies that relate to healthcare delivery
  • Develop skills in the use and evaluation of technology in health care environments

Graduates function as managers or administrators in health care systems, governmental agencies or community organizations.

Faculty advisor for Leader in Healthcare Delivery: Ruth Rea

Year 1
Quarter Course Credits
Autumn
(6 credits)
T NURS 510: Society and Health 3
T NURS 557: Populations Health, Health Promotion, and Clinical Prevention 3
Winter
(8 credits)
T NURS 539: Healthcare Business Strategies: Optimizing Resources 3
T NURS 551: Translating Research into Nursing Practice 5
Spring
(7 credits)
T NURS 523: Assessment and Planning 3
T NURS 552: Organizational and Systems Leadership 3
T NURS 598: Scholary Projects (seminar) 1
Summer
(3 credits)
T NURS 558: Physical Assessment, Pathophysiology, Pharmacology 3
     

Year 2

Quarter Course Credits
Autumn
(7 credits)
T NURS 527: Healthcare Systems and Health Policy 3
T NURS 561: Program Design, Implementation, and Evaluation 3
T NURS 598: Scholarly Projects or TNURS 700: Master's Thesis 1-6
Winter
(8 credits)
T NURS 503: Advanced Fieldwork  3
T NURS 556: Quality and Safety in Heathcare Settings 3
T NURS 598: Scholarly Projects or T NURS 700: Master's Thesis 1-6
Spring
(8 credits)
T NURS 503: Advanced Fieldwork  3
T NURS 554: Informatics and Healthcare Technology 3
T NURS 598: Scholarly Projects or T NURS 700: Master's Thesis 1-6
Total credits 47-50*

* Students selecting the thesis option will earn 50 credits.