NURS 5490 Nurse as Entrepreneur
This course presents information needed by a nurse entrepreneur to develop innovative forms of nursing practice and care delivery. Emphasis is placed on acquiring skills to develop a nursing business plan, including financial and legal components. Implementation of risk management and total quality improvement plans within the role of the small business setting are also covered.
Prerequisite(s): NURS 5420 Finance and Accounting in Health Care System.
This course provides an overview of the concepts of financial analysis, financial and managerial accounting, and budgetary practices as they relate to the health care industry. Accounting concepts are understood with the assistance of electronic spreadsheet applications. Financial concepts are understood through the analysis of both for-profit and not-for-profit corporate accounting and public reporting.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the MSN or MSN/MBA program and permission of the Nursing department chair or program director.
Pre- or Corequisite(s): NURS 5010 Professional Communication in Nursing.