Description: Lecture, four hours. Requisites: courses 250, 465A, 465B. Discussion of use of systems theory in providing patient-centered value-added care. Health care practitioners learn to use critical thinking and decision making to coordinate and deliver quality, cost-effective patient care. Discussion of different modes of organizing nursing care within micro-, meso-, and macro-levels of health care systems; managing care within multidisciplinary team framework; and promoting effective teamwork that enhances patient outcomes, improves staff efficiency, and reduces costs. Emphasis on system theory, problem solving and decision making, nursing care delivery models, delegation, and team strategies in relation to clinical nurse leader. satisfies course requirement for CNL certification. Letter grading.