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NURS:6554 Seminar on Healthy Work Environment
Credit hours: 3 per Semester
Cluster: Systems, Leadership, Informatics and Policy, Other


Course Level: Doctoral Advanced

Course Type: DNP

IPE: Yes - Course offered by CON/SON with course content focused on interprofessional collaboration/communication/teamwork

Course Open to: all

Institution:The University of Iowa

Pre-requisites: Graduate standing or consent of Instructor

Course Description: Course description: This course is designed to apply leadership and management knowledge specific to creating and sustaining healthy work environments in healthcare. Students will engage in discussions on current and emerging issues focused on healthcare work environments. Core concepts: The core concepts included in this course are: healthy work environment, effectiveness, efficiency, safety, patient and job satisfaction, retention, and organizational culture. Course objectives: Through discussion and completion of assigned activities, the student will be able to: 1. Discuss leadership and management concepts that apply to influencing the work environment 2. Evaluate principles for effectiveness in creating healthy work environments across settings of practice. 3. Construct a strategic plan for a healthy work environment based on a synthesis of evidence and practice principles.


Method of Instruction: Blended

Delivery Platform: Online and in person ( or synchronous). In person

Campus visits required:

Course Contact: Lin Pierce



Tuition: NEXus common price


Other considerations:


Available Seats by Semester for this course:


FALL 2019

Section: 0EXW
Seats: 3
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 08-26-19
End Date: 12-13-19

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FALL 2020

Section: 0EXW
Instructor: Richard Bogue, PhD
Seats: 3
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 08-24-20
End Date: 12-11-20

FALL 2021

Section: 0EXW
Instructor: R. Bogue
Seats: 3
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 08-23-21
End Date: 12-10-21

FALL 2022

Section: 0EXW
Seats: 3
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 08-22-22
End Date: 12-09-22

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