Leadership and Management in Healthcare PG (9661.3)
|HECS Bands:||1, 4|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Health|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Nursing|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 2 MS Jo GIBSON (Ph: +61 2 62012779 ) ONLINE 2021 Semester 2 MS Jo GIBSON (Ph: +61 2 62012779 ) ONLINE
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The focus of this unit is leadership and management in the health contexts, with related concepts examined from the theoretical and practice perspectives. Students will compare and contrast different styles of leadership and management; and also interrogate the relationship between power and influence in healthcare settings. Students will then discuss how to harness their own leadership and/or management potential to develop their capacities as individual health practitioners and members of multidisciplinary teams, through role modelling, coaching, mentoring, educating, and a commitment to ongoing practice reflection activities.
On completion of this unit, the student will be able to:
1. Critically appraise notions of leadership and management in the healthcare context, in theory and practice;
2. Interrogate the hierarchies of power and influence, implicit and explicit, in healthcare settings; and discuss the outcomes of these hierarchies on the practice of health professionals and delivery of healthcare; and
3. Apply their learning in practice, to strengthen their capacity as leaders and/or managers; and reflected on the outcomes of this application as individual practitioners and members of multidisciplinary teams.
- UC - Canberra, Bruce
For a 3cp unit, the total notional workload over a 13 week semester is assumed to be 150 hours or approximately 12 hours per week.