NURS 461 - Leadership in Managed Care Systems (3)

Prerequisites: NURS430, NURS450. Corequisites: NURS451, NURS481. This theory course focuses on beginning practitioners in a managed care environment. Didactic content includes the philosophy of managed care, technology and managed care practice, quality improvement and case management in integrated delivery systems. Students will analyze strategies to develop programs for health promotion, disease prevention and client/provider health accountability in a restructured health care system. Students will discuss concepts, principles and theories related to leadership in organizations. Didactic content includes human resource management, budgeting, and finance.