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NRS 511 Overview

This course examines leadership theories and their relevance to the roles of nurse-educators and nurse-leaders serving in today's complex healthcare systems. Students will investigate leadership theories and models, and how those inform the ability of nurses to build organizational capacity and influence change. Students will reflect on their core values within the context of their future professional roles and develop personal leadership philosophies. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

  • 3.00 Credits
  • NRS


Nurse as Leader - 2022 Fall NRS 511

This course focuses on nursing leadership and related leadership strategy models in the complex healthcare systems of the 21st century within a Franciscan perspective. Students will analyze the development of today’s leaders through the investigation of leadership theories and models. Leadership and the effects of leadership on organizational change, work environment and educational initiatives will be analyzed on individual, group and system levels. Students will examine their personal leadership style, investigate student leadership, develop a plan for style growth and refinement, reflect on their personal and organizational core values and examine their leadership perspective as it relates to their organization.

Course Code: NRS 511

8/29/2022 - 10/23/2022

T 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Weeks 1,3,6,8 face to face