NUR 52150 Leadership and Organizational Change in Health Care

This course provides an overview of leadership theories and spheres of influence of the nurse executive in the delivery of health care. Forces that drive organizational change and impediments to change will be examined and analyzed. Change theory and the process of making change at an organizational/system level are examined. A range of approaches for making organizational change more effective will be surveyed. Special attention will be given to managing disruptions from transitions and the inevitable losses that radical change brings. Effective leadership strategies within an organization will be analyzed.