HNN715 - Leadership and Management in Nursing

Unit details

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit Chair:Trimester 2: Stephane Bouchoucha
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

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)

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.

 

These are the Unit Learning Outcomes (ULOs) for this Unit

At the completion of this Unit, successful students can:

Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes

ULO1

Analyse and evaluate current issues that impact contemporary nursing and midwifery leadership and management at local, national and international levels.

GLO1, GLO4, GLO8

ULO2

Explore the socio-economic, political, professional, legal and ethical influences on the delivery of high quality healthcare services.

GLO1, GLO4, GLO5

ULO3

Outline, discuss and evaluate key leadership theories informing contemporary clinical practice.

GLO1, GLO4, GLO5

ULO4

Critically evaluate current evidence to provide effective leadership solutions to developing a culture of safe patient care.

GLO1, GLO2, GLO3, GLO4, GLO5

ULO5

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

Trimester 2:
Assessment description Student output Grading and weighting
(% total mark for unit)
Indicative due week
Assessment 1: Written assignment, online activity 2000 words 40%
  • Week 5
Assessment 2: Written assignment, summative assessment 3000 words 60%
  • Week 11

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.

Learning Resource

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.

Unit Fee Information

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