This nursing course focuses on the development of decision-making knowledge and skills for the nurse leader. The principles of management and leadership are addressed in the course. Course content includes role concepts, change theory, fiscal management, organizational structure, conflict resolution, impact of unionization, quality control, and performance appraisal. In addition, evidence-based leadership and decision-making for public policy are explored in the course. Lastly, service learning will be further explored with an in-depth focus on concepts of social justice and the nursing leadership role.