The courses in the Nursing: Executive Nurse Leader Program at University of San Diego address the following competencies: professionalism, communication and relationship management, business skills and principles, and knowledge of the health care environment. Leadership is a thread throughout all courses in the program.
Upon completion of the program and based on previous work experience eligibility criteria, graduates are able to seek certification from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) in Nursing Executive practice, Advanced Nursing Executive practice; and from the American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL) in Executive Nursing Practice, or Nurse Manager and Leader.
- Communication and relationship management-Works within a collaborative and inter-professional environment to influence and improve patient experience of care, the health of populations, and reduce the per capita cost of healthcare.
- Knowledge of healthcare environment- Apply high reliability concepts to improve organizational performance.
- Knowledge of healthcare environment -Examine the effect of health policy on legal and regulatory processes of nursing practice, healthcare delivery, and outcomes.
- Leadership-Use knowledge of classic and contemporary systems thinking in problem solving and decision making for a healthcare organization.
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- Evidence Based Practice: Role of Theory and Research
- Management of Health Care System Quality Outcomes and Patient Safety
- Introduction to Health Care Information Management
- Resource Management in Health Systems
- Strategic Planning and Management of Health Systems
- Administrative-Management Practicum in Health Care Systems
- Influencing the Health Care Environment: Policy and Systems
- 12 months
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- BSN degree from an approved, accredited college or university
- Unencumbered, active California RN license
- One year of clinical experience preferred
- Basic statistics course
- A minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
- Completion of the university application for the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program
- One official transcript from each college or university attended
- (An official evaluation by World Education Services (www.wes.org) is required for all international transcripts.)
- Three professional recommendations
International1580 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1580 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
National1580 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1580 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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