Supervising in Healthcare

HSC-290 Supervising in Healthcare meets the requirements under the Nurse Practice Act for the LPN employed in a supervisory position in long-term care. Iowa Administrative Code 655 6.5(1)b.(2) permits the licensed practical nurse working under the supervision of the registered nurse, to supervise in a nursing facility. The licensed practical nurse who is employed to supervise must complete a course specifically designed for the supervisory role of the LPN in long-term care within six months of employment.

This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to successfully manage resident care and personnel in the health care facility. The course participant will examine selected management problems, discuss related basic theory and principles, and apply these to solving management problems. Health care facilities as organizations, management tasks and skills, leadership qualities, and appreciation of the individual needs of residents and staff members will be discussed throughout the course. 100% attendance is required; students must attend the first and last class. This is a hybrid class which includes 15 hours of on-line study in addition to the face to face classroom time. This course has been approved for 3 college credit hours; CEU’s will not be awarded.


Current RN or LPN

Required Course
HSC-290 Supervising in Healthcare 3 s.h.

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