Lead at the Heart of Nursing Enterprise
Today’s healthcare environment requires executive nurse leaders who possess a broad skillset that spans both hospital administration and patient care. The online M.S.N., Health Systems Administration with Case Management (M.S.N., H.S.A.) from Seton Hall University will give you these essential skills. It will not only advance your nursing skills, but also your proficiency in all aspects of hospital administration, including finance, strategic planning, operations and care delivery.
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The M.S.N., H.S.A. program will prepare you to advocate for quality care while addressing the realities of cost. You will build an understanding of the financial ramifications of every action conducted in patient care. By studying with an institution that is a longtime leader in compassionate and forward-looking nursing education, you will learn how to make the choices that promote quality care amidst the budgetary pressures of the healthcare reform environment.
Meet the need for executive nurse leaders who can lead the provision of high-quality, cost-conscious care in today’s healthcare environment.
Program Learning Activities
In this M.S.N., H.S.A. program, you will:
- Prepare to assume middle management positions in the nursing/patient services hierarchy.
- Learn to advocate for and direct the provision of high-quality care while addressing the realities of cost in the newly reformed environment of healthcare delivery.
- Analyze clinical cases from the perspectives of two or more scientific foundations, including nursing science and quality improvement science.
- Conduct organizational assessment (at the micro-, meso-, and macrosystem levels) describing the relationship between organizational structure, leadership and decision making.
- Analyze a clinical/practice case study describing an organizational problem addressing communication and conflict within healthcare (educational) teams.
- Analyze an organizational conflict at the microsystem level and present a strategy to deal with the conflict.
- Develop a business plan including a budget for a proposed initiative to improve outcomes on the microsystem/unit.
- Evaluate an institution’s policy regarding the implementation of new point-of-care technology, including issues related to privacy, patient/provider risks, ethics and costs.
- Conduct an environmental scan of the prevalent issues affecting health care in an institution and provide a summary of key trends, risks and associated implications for planning and budgeting decisions.
- Analyze interdisciplinary patterns of communication and chain of command both internal and external to the unit that impact nursing education or care.