Course DescriptionThis course will examine the financial strategies and processes used by health care institutions and agencies to manage their human and material resources. The specific mechanisms used by hospitals to develop and monitor their budgets as well as trends in reimbursement and management information systems will be reviewed. Basic accounting principles will be included to facilitate examination and use of financial statements and balance sheets. Considerable time will be devoted to reviewing the concepts related to staffing, budgeting, and monitoring to assist the student to develop a budget for a prototype nursing unit. Equivalent to Nursing Elective: Special Topics in the BScN program.
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In order to take this course, you must have a current nursing registration/licensure with a College of Nurses or nursing regulatory body in a Canadian province or territory.
Applicants must complete an application for pre-approval prior to registering in this course.