Leadership Role in Interdisciplinary Healthcare

Course Number: GSN 51311
1 Credit


This core course introduces the student to the multiple roles of the advanced practice nurse (APN) within the Military, Civilian, and Federal Health Care systems. The historical, professional, political, and cultural components of the roles are presented, as well as legal and ethical issues in advanced practice nursing. Principles of leadership, collaboration, conflict management, negotiation and power as related to the role of the APN within a managed care environment are some of the topics discussed.