Diploma in Nursing Leadership and Care Management

Discover the essential role of a nurse leader today, and learn more about nursing leadership and care management skills.

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The nursing profession has evolved significantly over the years. Today, professional nurses are also team leaders and healthcare teachers. This nursing course overviews the most important elements of a nursing leader’s daily role. By the end of the course you will have learned the skills and approaches used by nurse leaders to improve healthcare delivery, and will have greatly boosted your care management skills.




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This course will teach you the different roles that nurses play in today’s evolving healthcare settings. First, you will be given an overview of what a nurse leader does and what difference they make within healthcare delivery. Different nursing leadership skills, techniques, and approaches will be discussed so that you can gain a fuller understanding of what it takes to lead other nurses and health workers. Next, important issues in today’s nursing workplace such as transcultural nursing will be overviewed.

Next, this course will discuss the vital roles that the medical team plays within the operating room. You will learn the responsibilities as well as the necessary skills needed by nurses during different phases of the surgical cycle, from the pre-operative to post-operative phase. The course will then teach you the different types of nursing leadership styles commonly used today. Here, you will also learn about the factors that influence the productivity levels of co-nurses within the facility. Finally, you will learn the most effective teaching strategies used by nurse educators today.

This course provides excellent material for those who want to develop their nursing career. By taking this course, you will improve your nursing leadership and teaching capabilities and gain insights into the best practices used to improve healthcare delivery today. So get started and give your nursing career a real boost today.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course the learner will be able to: - Identify factors which define Team Nursing; - Identify the responsibilities of a Team Leader; - Understand type of Leadership styles employed; - Cite factors that determine Productivity levels; - Identify steps in the teaching learning process; - Identify Steps in the Learning Process; - Understand Factors which affect Learning; - Identify principles for effective teacher-learning; - Identify three types of learning; - Understand the Teaching Strategies that are effective with types of Learning; - Identify basic human needs and concepts of health; - Identify examples of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs; - Identify purposes of human communication and critical elements of therapeutic communication; - Identify nursing interventions needed to communicate with the patient who is blind, deaf, or speaks a foreign language; - Recognize common emotional reactions to illness and hospitalization; - Identify factors of Transcultural Nursing and sociocultural beliefs about illness to include causes, cures, and nursing implications. - Cite facts related to the Surgical Experience; - Cite the nursing implications related to preparing a patient for surgery; - Understand doctor's orders for implementation of pre-operative care; - Cite from descriptive statements, the key members of the surgical team; - Identify three major classifications of anesthetic agents; - Cite complications which should be prevented in the recovery room; - Identify nursing implications related to the prevention of respiratory distress;


All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Diploma course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Diploma course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

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