This course focuses on the development of professional nursing leadership skills. Theories of leadership, management, change, and delegation will be reviewed and applied to nursing and health systems. Students will explore the influence of culture, gender, age and other variables on leadership styles. Emphasis will be placed on concepts of collaboration, the interdisciplinary nature of the health care team and case management. Prerequisite NUR 311, 312, 313, 321, 322, 331, 341 and 342.