Clinical Nurse Leader Major

Description: A program that prepares registered nurses for careers as clinical nurse leaders in which they work as part of an interdisciplinary team that provides direct medical care for patients based on evidence-based practice and research. Includes instruction in pharmacology, pathophysiology, epidemiology, research in nursing methods, advanced health assessment, statistics, and clinical practice management.

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Clinical Nurse Leader Major

What Courses Do Clinical Nurse Leader Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Clinical Nurse Leader majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Management
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology
  • Statistics