Course DescriptionThis course expands students' knowledge of the macro, meso and micro-level factors in the health care system impacting service delivery and professional practice. Students critically analyze forces in the internal and external operating environments influencing strategic management decisions and organizational behaviours. This analysis fosters an enhanced understanding of the broad contextual factors shaping nursing roles and influencing how nurses enact their roles within different health service organizations and settings.
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In order to take this course, you must have a current nursing registration/licensure with a College of Nurses or nursing regulatory body in a Canadian province or territory. You must also be formally admitted to the post diploma BScN degree through the Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing prior to enrolment in this course.
The scheduling reflects the classroom-based instruction. In addition, students are required to participate in a mandatory weekly Internet component.
Students enrolled in Internet sections of this course are required to write the course test and/or exams online at preassigned dates and times that may vary or extend past the scheduled course end date. Details will be provided at the start of each course.
See the Nursing website, www.ryerson.ca/ce/nursing, for further information.