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NRSG 881 Applied Budgeting and Finance
Credit hours: 3 per Semester
Cluster: Systems, Leadership, Informatics and Policy,


Course Level: Doctoral

Course Type: DNP


Course Open to:

Institution:University of Kansas

Pre-requisites: Prerequisite: NRSG 880, HP&M 822, or Consent of Instructor.

Course Description: Leaders apply basic principles associated with program, project and service-line fiscal management, price setting, budget preparation, cost-benefit/break-even analysis, managed-care contracting, and interpreting financial ratios while concurrently acquiring a financial vocabulary to communicate with various stakeholders. Financial reports such as balance sheets, budget forms and expense reports are studied and formulated related to government agencies, small clinical operations, grant-funded projects, and start-up programs. Staffing models and the staffing-quality equation are analyzed for the purpose of projecting human resource requirements.


Method of Instruction: Online - some synchronous activities involved

Delivery Platform: Blackboard

Campus visits required: None

Course Contact: Katharine Garrity



Tuition: NEXus Common Price


Other considerations: PhD or DNP or Masters


Available Seats by Semester for this course:



Section: 1001
Instructor: Stefanie Birk
Seats: 3
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 01-19-21
End Date: 05-06-21

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