2013-2014 Catalog


NRA - Nursing Administration

NRA-640 Introduction to Interprofessional Collaboration

This course will emphasize the importance of collaboration among nursing, business, and other healthcare professions. The relationship of emotional intelligence in the development of collaborative ethical practice is stressed.


NRA-670 Interdisciplinary Professional Development

Collaboration across the disciplines in health care will be a major focus for this course. The development of systems and processes to become an effective nurse leader will be pursued.


NRA-671 Professional Role Development for the Nurse Administrator

Provides an understanding of the professional role of the nurse administrator, including the ability to collaborate effectively in diverse settings with interprofessional partnerships. It prepares the nurse administrator to lead and manage the administration of health care services. Although various roles will be analyzed, an emphasis will be placed on decision maker and servant leader. Management and business theories/practices will be introduced. Biblical perspectives will be integrated throughout the course. 35 practica hours required.


NRA-672 Management of Healthcare Delivery Systems

Prepares the student to apply theoretical foundations of nursing, business, and marketing to the administration of health delivery systems; an emphasis on quality improvement, risk management, and public relations will be evident. Interprofessional collaboration will be enhanced through communication and team building skills. 35 practica hours required.


NRA-673 Nursing Leadership and Human Resources

Explores human resource management practices in a health care setting with a focus on developing knowledge and skills required of nurse leaders. Topics such as recruitment, selection, performance development, employment law, maintaining a positive work environment, labor relations, compensation, and training will be included in the course.


NRA-674 Organizational Development

Prepares the student to effectively apply organizational behavior theories and concepts in an administrative role; biblical concepts will be integrated throughout the course material. 35 practica hours required.


NRA-676 Organization and Finance of Healthcare

This seminar course will assist the student in applying financial management/administrative practices to healthcare organizations. The course will provide a foundation for the role of Christian principles in stewardship of resources. Students will develop the ability to perform basic financial functions such as creating a budget, analyzing the financial statements, and developing a business plan. 35 Practica hours are required.


NRA-678 Advanced Nursing Management

This course provides the opportunity to partner with a nurse manager/administrator to apply acquired knowledge, skills, and dispositions in a supervised practicum setting. A practicum project integrating administrative skills is required.

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