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HNN715 - Leadership and Management in Nursing

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Diane Phillips





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Contact hours:

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 3 x 1 hour online seminars (recordings provided)


This unit will assist students in developing an understanding of the leadership skills, qualities and behaviours required to influence clinical practice and develop a culture of patient safety. Contemporary issues relevant to leadership and management will be explored with a focus on leadership models, socio-economic and political context of care delivery, effective communication, decision making and critical thinking in relation to providing quality, evidence-based patient care.


The unit content exposes students to leadership and management in healthcare contextualising the skills, qualities and behaviours relevant for everyday practice. The importance of effective clinical leadership in ensuring a high quality healthcare system that provides safe and efficient care will be explored.


Assessment task 1: Written assignment, online activity (2000 words) 40%

Assessment task 2: Written assignment, summative assessment (3000 words) 60%

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