Course Description: This is a second theory/practicum course in the administrative leadership in nursing option at the advanced level. Course content focuses on the leadership role of advanced nursing administrative practice in developing, implementing, and evaluating initiatives to manage and improve organizational practices and outcomes. Students acquire skills in program planning and evaluation for health improvement and outcomes research, especially quality improvement, change management, and human resources management. Practicum experiences provide opportunities for students to apply content in an advanced nursing practice setting. Working with the site preceptor and practicum faculty, student conducts leadership project focusing on an issue related to healthcare delivery to fulfill the course objectives. This course requires 150 hours of practicum.