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Nursing Administration and Financial Leadership
Introduction to the Nursing Administration & Financial Leadership Concentration

This track integrates the caring philosophy into organizational management.  Its core and cognate courses provide study central to advanced nursing management and financial practice; the nursing concentration courses offer content and practice in nursing and health care administration and finance, relevant to primary, secondary and/or tertiary settings in rapidly changing times. 

 


The Administrative and Financial Leadership in Nursing and Health Care track curriculum can be taken completely online and the needs of students in other geographic areas can be accommodated for the practicum.  The track requires a  minimum of 37-39 credit hours for completion.  Full and part time program of study options are available.  The curriculum contains a minimum of 180-270 hours of required practical related to administrative and financial management in health care organization(s).  Students will find a preceptor who will mentor them throughout this portion of the curriculum.  Decisions about preceptors will be made with the advisement.
 

For more information about the program contact:

 
Rose O. Sherman, Ed. D., RN,CNAA ,CNL
Project Director
Phone:  561-297-0055
Email:    rsherman@fau.edu


In keeping with Florida Atlantic University's philosophy as a distributed university, courses may be held on varying campuses over the program of study with various modes of delivery. This may include live classes/weekend format classes/TV classes/web-assisted classes/ and/or on-line offerings. Campuses include Boca Raton, Broward County/Davie, and the Treasure Coast.


Full Time Curriculum Plan

Nursing Administration
All Campuses


Course Name

Course #

Credits

Clinical Hours

FALL SEMESTER (9 credits)

Adv. Nursing Practice: Grounded in Caring

NGR 6110

3


Philosophy & Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice Roles

NGR 6811

3


Leadership in Nursing Administration

NGR 6725

3


SPRING SEMESTER (9 credits)

Leadership, Policy and Finance in Advanced Nursing Practice

NGR 6891

3


Financial Administration of Nursing Systems

NGR 6722

3


Clinical Informatics

NGR 6871 

3


SUMMER SEMESTER (9 or 11 credits)

Adv Nursing Situations: Influencing Health Policy

NGR
6892

3


Human Resource Management

MAN 6156

3


Nursing Research Evidence Based Practice

NGR 6812

3


Adv. Nursing Administration Practicum I *
* (Not required of all students)
NGR 6723L

2

90

FALL SEMESTER (10 credits)

Healthcare Financing

HSA 6175

3


Adv. Nursing Administration Practicum II with Project

NGR 6724L

4

180

*3rd Business Course to be approved by the Program Advisor

3

 

TOTAL CREDITS/CLINICAL HOURS

37
or 39
180
or 270

Part Time Curriculum Plan
Nursing Administration
All Campuses
 

Course Name

Course #

Credits

Clinical Hours

FALL SEMESTER (6 credits)

Advanced Nursing Practice: Grounded in Caring

NGR 6110

3


Leadership in Nursing Administration

NGR 6725

3


SPRING SEMESTER (6 credits)

Financial Administration of Nursing Systems

NGR 6722

3


Leadership, Policy and Finance in Advanced Nursing Practice

NGR 6891

3


SUMMER SEMESTER (6 credits)

Philosophy & Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice Roles

NGR 6811

3


Advanced Nursing Situations: Influencing Health Policy

NGR 6892

3


FALL SEMESTER (6 or 8 credits)

Advanced Nursing Practicum I**
**(not required of all students)
NGR 6723L

2

90

Human Resource Management

MAN 6156

3


Nursing Research Evidence Based Practice

NGR 6812

3

 

SPRING SEMESTER (6 credits)

Clinical Informatics

NGR 6871

3


Healthcare Financing

HSA 6175

3


SUMMER SEMESTER (7 credits)

Advanced Nursing Administration Practicum II with Project

NGR 6724L

4

180

*3rd Business Course to be approved by the Program Advisor

3


TOTAL CREDITS/CLINICAL HOURS

37 OR 39

180 OR 270


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