HNN715 - Leadership and Management in Nursing
2020 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Cloud (online)|
|Unit Chair:||Trimester 2: Stephane Bouchoucha|
|Typical study commitment:|
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud:|
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.
These are the Unit Learning Outcomes (ULOs) for this Unit
At the completion of this Unit, successful students can:
Analyse and evaluate current issues that impact contemporary nursing and midwifery leadership and management at local, national and international levels.
GLO1, GLO4, GLO8
Explore the socio-economic, political, professional, legal and ethical influences on the delivery of high quality healthcare services.
GLO1, GLO4, GLO5
Outline, discuss and evaluate key leadership theories informing contemporary clinical practice.
|GLO1, GLO4, GLO5|
Critically evaluate current evidence to provide effective leadership solutions to developing a culture of safe patient care.
GLO1, GLO2, GLO3, GLO4, GLO5
Select and evaluate strategies for dealing with change management and conflict resolution.
GLO1, GLO2, GLO4, GLO5, GLO7
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
|Assessment description||Student output||Grading and weighting |
(% total mark for unit)
|Indicative due week|
|Assessment 1: Written assignment, online activity||2000 words||40%|| |
|Assessment 2: Written assignment, summative assessment||3000 words||60%|| |
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: HNN715 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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