HNN715 - Leadership and Management in Nursing


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in H522,H568, H569,H575,H645, H665, H666, H667, H668, H669, H672, H675, H771, H777.



Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
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 - online

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.

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