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HNN715 - Leadership and Management in Nursing

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

John Rolley

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

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.

The unit includes:

  • Socio-economic and political context of patient care delivery;
  • Patient centred care – developing a culture of safety;
  • Clinical leadership in contemporary clinical practice;
  • Characteristic of clinical leaders and the facilitation of multidisciplinary care;
  • Problem solving, decision making and critical thinking;
  • Performance and quality improvement strategies;
  • Change management and conflict resolution;
  • Team building and effective leadership;
  • Organizational communication; and
  • Legal and ethical aspects of patient care.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Written assignment, online activity (2000 words) 40%
Assessment task 2: Written assignment, symmative assessment (3000 words) 60%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$782$625$2562$3169

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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