Management in Nursing (NURS405) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Management in Nursing NURS405 2 2 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim of this course, to learn the theories required for nursing service management's planning, organizing, execution, coordination, evaluation functions and effective care management and to acquire psychomotor skills necessary for the student to coordinate safe patient care.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Know basic concepts, management levels and management process in management.
  • Students can plan, organize, conduct and evaluate.
  • Create mission, vision, goals and objectives for healthcare institutions and nursing services management.
  • Analyze, resolve and develop action plans related to nursing services.
  • Develop strategies for time management, change, quality management and human resources management.
Course Content Basic concepts and theories related to management, effective management and leadership,the management and organization of a health care unit, nursing mission and philosophy, management objectives, plans and standards, risk management, staff planning, budget preparation, career planning, performance evaluation, communication, job satisfaction, motivation, quality management, accreditation and reporting.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Management theories, The role of nurse manager Reading the subject from references
2 Legal issues: Laws and regulations related to nursing - Case Discussion Reading the subject from references
3 Team up, decision making and problem solving processes - Case Discussion Reading the subject from references
4 Change process- Case discussion Konunun kaynaklardan okunması
5 Institutional mission, Nursing mission and philosophy. Nursing management objectives, management plans and standards, risk management - case discussion Konunun kaynaklardan okunması
6 Personnel planning, determining the need for personnel, Organizational charts - Case discussion Konunun kaynaklardan okunması
7 Budget creation, staff recruitment, technology use, time management - case discussion Konunun kaynaklardan okunması
8 Midterm
9 Human resources management-personnel selection, career planning, performance evaluation- Practice Konunun kaynaklardan okunması
10 Human resources management - Disciplinary activities, guidance, communication and conflict management - Practice Konunun kaynaklardan okunması
11 Job Satisfaction, Motivation, Problems related to job satisfaction - Practice Konunun kaynaklardan okunması
12 Physical environment, information systems, documentation and reporting - Practice Konunun kaynaklardan okunması
13 Total quality management and accreditation processes - Practice Konunun kaynaklardan okunması
14 Reporting process in management - Practice Konunun kaynaklardan okunması
15 Practice Konunun kaynaklardan okunması
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Huber, D. (2017). Leadership and Nursing Care Management-E-Book. Elsevier Health Sciences.
2. Whitehead, D.K. (2010) Essentials of nursing leadership and management. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis
3. Ellis, P., & Bach, S. (2015). Leadership, Management & Team Working in Nursing. London : SAGE/Learning Matters.
4. Patronis Jones R.A. (2007) Nursing leadership and management : theories, processes, and practice. Philadelphia : F.A. Davis Co.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 50
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 2 100
Percentage of Semester Work 50
Percentage of Final Work 50
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has the necessary current information to meet individual, family and community health needs in an individual and holistic approach in the direction of the nursing process. X
2 Has knowledgeable and capable of evaluating the validity, validity and reliability of scientific knowledge. X
3 Has the skills to perform nursing care using theoretical, evidence-based and practical knowledge to maintain, develop and treat illnesses. X
4 Demonstrates nursing care in the direction of scientific research, evidence, developing technology and current health policies. X
5 Respects human rights and dignity in nursing education, practices, research and management. X
6 Carries out nursing practices in accordance with legislation, professional values, standards and ethical principle. X
7 Uses critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills in the nursing care process. X
8 Continues self management activities as an individual and a team member within the scope of its managerial role. X
9 Takes part in researches, projects and events in the association with the health team and the other disciplines with a sense of social responsibility X
10 Uses English in a way that can comprehend literature, communicate effectively in written and verbal manner. X
11 Leads to innovation and changing with adopting the philosophy of lifelong learning for personal and professional development. X
12 Become a model to professional colleagues and communities by acting in accordance with professional ethics principles and values. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 2 32
Application 14 2 28
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 3 42
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 10 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 12 12
Total Workload 124