Leadership and organizational theories with an emphasis on advanced nursing practice within complex organizational systems. Development of advanced nursing practice leadership skills with the purpose of collaborating with multiple disciplines. Preparation to lead multiple constituencies for ongoing improvement of health outcomes among individuals, aggregates, and systems. Quality improvement strategies and resource utilization are addressed ensuring accountability for quality health care and patient safety. Exploration of health policy development. PRQ: Admission to the D.N.P. program or consent of school.