Nurse Management

Nurse Management

Set yourself apart from other registered nurses on the career ladder by gaining the tools needed for nurse manager positions. Enrich your knowledge of basic health care organizations and administration.

Enrollment in these courses is open to currently licensed registered nurses. All program courses must be taken for a letter grade, and students must maintain at least a C (2.0 grade-point) average to receive a Penn State certificate upon completing the program.

Courses

NURS 430 - Organization & Administration for the Nurse Manager 3 credits
Introduction and organizational theory and principles of practice in the administration of nursing services and patient care.
Prerequisites: NURS 301, 302, 310, 320; or current & valid RN license for RN to B.S. majors.

NURS 431 - Data Management for Nurse Managers 3 credits
Analysis of information systems to manage nursing service organizations; includes financial management, the budgeting processes, and productivity measurement.
Prerequisites:  NURS 301, 302, 310, 320; or current & valid RN license for RN to B.S. majors.

NURS 432 - Nursing Management of Human Resources 3 credits
Human resource management & related factors in nursing service organizations.
Prerequisites: NURS 301, 302, 310, 320; or current & valid RN license for RN to B.S. majors.

NURS 433 - Seminar for Nurse Managers 3 credits
Focuses on the application of management principles in the role of the nurse manager. 
Prerequisites:  NURS 301, 302, 310, 320; or current & valid RN license for RN to B.S. majors.


For more information contact:

Debra Conway
Director of Continuing Education
Slusser/Bayzick Building
570-450-3136
dxk40@psu.edu