Organizational and Systems Leadership in Healthcare (DNPO710)


Course Memo

This course examines leadership strategies and competencies that are necessary for creating change in large health care systems through implementing quality improvement in healthcare organizations. Attention will be given to creating and leading improvement processes of patient outcomes, safety issues and relationship-based care. Students will focus on critiquing the unique organizational structures and behaviors that impact organizational performance. Emphasis is placed on continuous process improvement and managing outcomes through data analysis as critical pieces in the achievement of high-quality outcomes. Applying course concepts, students engage in an in-depth self-evaluation to develop personal leadership skills and self-awareness. This is a three (3) credit hour course and students are expected to complete forty-five (45) clock hours.