NUR2-720 NURSING WORKFORCE DETERMINANTS
This seminar will not be offered at the 2012 winter session. It will be available for the 2013 winter session.
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This course will be offered by a multidisciplinary team of professors and decision-makers led by the School of Nursing Faculty with others drawn from Faculty of Management and professors from Université de Montréal, DASUM, FSI. Dr. Mélanie Lavoie-Tremblay Edgar, Nursing, will be the lead professor.
Nurse researchers in the field of nursing resource development and nursing leaders must be cognizant of the forces that impact on and determine the nursing workforce, so that they may make strategic and successful decisions, and influence policy changes with regard to planning and managing the nursing workforce at both the health care supply unit level and the organizational level. Factors affecting the planning and management of the nursing workforce must be recognized, in the context of forecasting models, demographic changes, public service organizational response, models of organizational behaviour, determinants of nursing sensitive outcomes, and productivity.
By the end of the course, students will be able to:
Students must actively participate in interactive presentations. For each class, the presenter will set the learning objectives and provide reference material in advance. Students must identify their personal learning objectives, give their comments on the presented material, and identify additional learning resources to bring to each class. They must be prepared for each presentation and must participate in the analysis and synthesis of the distributed documentation.