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Clinical Leadership

Clinical Leadership

Overview

As well as enhancing the students’ knowledge of Leadership and Management theory, the module requires them to demonstrate that they can apply the principles learned appropriately in a practice situation and critically reflect of their effectiveness. Content and outcomes are linked to Free to Lead, Free to Care ((WAG 2009), National Occupational Standards (NOS) for management and leadership and the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework. 

What you will study

Leadership in practice; Leadership styles, the darker side of leadership, reality of leadership, leadership stories, making difficult decisions, whistle blowing, managing the media, managing meetings, interviewing, managing conflict, influencing people.

Reflection: reflection and the reflective process, models of reflection.

Empowerment: empowerment theory, understanding self and role, decision-making, problem solving, influencing, negotiating, political awareness, responsibility and accountability, networks, clinical supervision; power – using, enabling, in teams, shifting power bases, motivational theories.

Resource Management: influence and conflict, financial management, business planning, business cases, professional issues, HR policy.

Risk Management: principles and theories, history of risk management, the risk management process, risk management tools, influences on risk management.

Credits

40 credits at level 6 or 7.

Course dates

the next course will begin in October 2018.

Location 

Glyndwr St Asaph

Assessment

This module is assessed by a portfolio and a presentation. The portfolio (5000 words equivalent) will contain evidence that students have met specified leadership and management NOS and will comprise a written reflective learning log, patient stories observations of management practice, extended reflections, testimonies, observations of management practice. 

Fees

TBC


For more information and to book contact Tracy Ross t.ross@glyndwr.ac.uk or 01978 293089.

 

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