DNS-CT - Essential Business Skills for the Nurse Leader - Online + PDF

Upon completion of the Essential Business Skills for the Nurse Leader course, the participant will be able to:

  • Implement an effective strategic planning process;
  • Utilize principles of fiscal management and departmental budgeting;
  • Describe how post-acute care is impacted by the current healthcare environment;
  • Apply principles of informatics and technology management to LTC;
  • Identify strategies for marketing and public relations for the nursing department;
  • Detail the components of contingency planning for emergency management;
  • Promote professional development strategies to enhance the nursing profession.

The course was edited by Marianna Kern Grachek, MSN, RN, NHA, FACHCA, DNS-CT.

Chapters were written by:

  • Joanne L. Smikle, PhD
  • J. Scott Hale, MBA
  • Amy Stewart, BSN, RN, DNS-CT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT
  • John F. Sheridan, MHSA
  • CC Andrews, MS
  • Linda Winston, RN, MSN, BS, DNS-CT, QCP-MT, RAC-CT
  • Marianna Kern Grachek, MSN, RN, NHA, FACHCA, DNS-CT
  • Mary Rita Hurley, RN, MPA

This course is eligible for 4.0 continuing education hours.

  • DNS-CT Course - Essential Business Skills for the Nurse Leader

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    One of ten parts of the DNS-CT certification program. Includes educational content to prepare for the exam (both in online format and a PDF download for reference) and includes the associated exam.

    Upon completion of the Essential Business Skills for the Nurse Leader course, the participant will be able to:

    • Implement an effective strategic planning process;
    • Utilize principles of fiscal management and departmental budgeting;
    • Describe how post-acute care is impacted by the current healthcare environment;
    • Apply principles of informatics and technology management to LTC;
    • Identify strategies for marketing and public relations for the nursing department;
    • Detail the components of contingency planning for emergency management;
    • Promote professional development strategies to enhance the nursing profession.

    The course was edited by Marianna Kern Grachek, MSN, RN, NHA, FACHCA, DNS-CT.

    Chapters were written by:

    • Joanne L. Smikle, PhD
    • J. Scott Hale, MBA
    • Amy Stewart, BSN, RN, DNS-CT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT
    • John F. Sheridan, MHSA
    • CC Andrews, MS
    • Linda Winston, RN, MSN, BS, DNS-CT, QCP-MT, RAC-CT
    • Marianna Kern Grachek, MSN, RN, NHA, FACHCA, DNS-CT
    • Mary Rita Hurley, RN, MPA

    This course is eligible for 4.0 continuing education hours.

  • DNS-CT Exam - Essential Business Skills for the Nurse Leader

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    One exam of certification program

    One of ten exams required to earn certification.