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NURS 597/797 Creating Sustainable Organizations
Credit hours: 3 per Quarter
Cluster: Systems, Leadership, Informatics and Policy,


Course Level: Masters Foundational

Course Type: Masters


Course Open to: all

Institution:Oregon Health & Science University

Pre-requisites: NURS 596 for MN students, or by permission of instructor for doctoral students

Course Description: This course will introduce and examine processes that occur as organizations grow and develop in an ever-changing and challenging health care system. Sustainable organizations will be examined through the lens of patterns found in nature and how people are the center of sustainability. Leaders have a social mission to develop and support people in CAS during growth and development of the organization. The organic nature of sustainability will be examined using the Ecological Model where we can see: connectedness, rhythm, balance, acceptance, openness and simplicity. Leaders will find with this new lens that the fiscal mission of organizations can be served with new ways of behaving for interdependence.


Method of Instruction: asynchronous

Delivery Platform: Online

Campus visits required: No

Course Contact: OHSU SON Education Exchange Program



Tuition: $577 per quarter credit


Other considerations: Please contact with any questions.


Available Seats by Semester for this course:


FALL 2019

Instructor: Amy Miner Ross
Seats: 3
Credits: 3 / Quarter
Start Date: 09-23-19
End Date: 12-06-19

FALL 2020

Instructor: Amy Ross
Seats: 3
Credits: 3 / Quarter
Start Date: 06-28-20
End Date: 12-11-20

FALL 2022

Section: 1
Instructor: Amy Ross
Seats: 3
Credits: 3 / Quarter
Start Date: 09-26-22
End Date: 12-09-22

Funding to develop this project was provided in part by the U.S. Department of Education's Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education
and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
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