Executive Nurse Leadership Core (ENLC)

Courses

ENLC 500 | HEALTH CARE LEADERSHIP, VALUES AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

Units: 3 Repeatability: No

Examines leadership theories, corporate ethics, valuesfocused strategies and principles of social and health care justice that can be actualized across the spectrum of health care settings. Synthesis of the literature is required to support development of a clinical project relevant to a health care setting.

ENLC 553 | FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS

Units: 3 Repeatability: No

Examines leadership theories, corporate ethics, valuesfocused strategies and principles of social and health care justice that can be actualized across the spectrum of health care settings. Synthesis of the literature is required to support development of a clinical project relevant to a health care setting.

ENLC 555 | RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH SYSTEMS

Units: 3

Prerequisites: MSNC 512 and ENLC 500 and GSBA 502

Focuses on the management of human, financial and material resources in health systems. Designed for health professionals seeking careers as operations managers in health care delivery systems. Emphasizes cost-effective use of resources to accomplish organizational objectives.

ENLC 556 | MANAGEMENT OF HEALTH CARE SYSTEM QUALITY OUTCOMES AND PATIENT SAFETY

Units: 3 Repeatability: No

Focuses on the evaluation of patient safety and quality of care outcomes from a systems perspective. Explores theoretical and methodological foundations for understanding and applying patient safety and quality of care outcomes within the current health care environment. Reviews safety applications in other high-risk industries with application to nursing and the health care industry. Emphasizes identification, implementation, and evaluation of quality indicators for patient safety and other patient outcomes. Evaluates patient safety and quality indicators for their sensitivity and specificity to clinical care. Addresses the role of leadership in error prevention and maintenance of a culture of patient safety.

ENLC 557 | STRATEGIC PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT OF HEALTH SYSTEMS

Units: 3 Repeatability: No

Emphasizes strategic planning and management as requisite to growth and survival of health care systems. Acquaints students with the language, processes, tools and techniques of strategic planning and marketing that will enable them to contribute effectively to strategic thinking and action in health care systems.

ENLC 591 | ADMINISTRATIVE PRACTICUM IN HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS

Units: 3

Prerequisites: ENLC 500 and ENLC 553 and ENLC 555 and ENLC 556 and MSNC 507 and MSNC 511 and MSNC 512 and HCIN 540

Corequisites: ENLC 557

Under the guidance of a healthcare manager, administrator, or executive preceptor in health system the student will have an opportunity to observe and participate in various situations associated with the healthcare system administrative process (e.g. human resource management, fiscal management, strategic planning, marketing, information management, and/or political activity). Seminars will provide a forum for discussion of operational and clinical observations as they relate to empirical and evidencebased literature as well as issues and trends in healthcare s stem administration.

ENLC 598 | EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE CAPSTONE

Units: 3

Provides a self-directed and systematic opportunity to gain greater knowledge and expertise in an area of nursing practice. Involves development of direct or indirect nursing roles in a health care or community service agency. The practicum consists of completion of an evidence-based practice project to address a nursing practice problem; implementation of an innovative approach to the problem through integration of related theory and best evidence; evaluation of project outcomes; and dissemination of findings.