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  1. Lemire, Judith A. DNSc, RN, CNAA


The changes and expansion in the nurse administrator role indicate a need for a specialized body of financial knowledge and skills for making system focused decisions that integrate the clinical and business aspects of healthcare. A survey of nurse administrators and chief executive officers showed high agreement on the important financial management concepts to the nurse administrator role. A graduate level financial management course that includes concepts for course content and practice applications is proposed.