- become familiar with modern approaches and principles in organization, management and leadership in healthcare and nursing;
- become familiar with the health care system and the place/role of nursing in it;
- become familiar with the organization theory, concepts and approaches in health care management;
- obtain knowledge on the fundamental processes in health care organizations and the tasks of nursing management;
- obtain knowledge about leadership of employees, change management in practice, decision making, problem solving, team work and work organization;
- obtain knowledge on employee development, the importance of education/trainings and career management in nursing, employee motivation;
- obtain knowledge on managing the processes in nursing and health care.
Knowledge and understanding:
- familiarity with the basic knowledge, development and definitions in management and the connection to management and leadership in healthcare and nursing;
- familiarity with the work of health care management as part of the social environment;
- understanding the importance of integrating health care management with nursing management;
- understanding the importance of leadership and elements of leadership for successful health care management;
- understanding the theories of leadership, decision making and change management in nursing management.
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