Postgraduate Course: Leadership across different health care contexts: achieving your potential: Work based/related application (NUST11046)
|School||School of Health in Social Science
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
||Availability||Available to all students
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
|Home subject area||Nursing Studies
||Other subject area||None
||Taught in Gaelic?||No
|Course description||The concepts, to which the practitioner has been introduced in ?Leadership across different health care contexts: achieving your potential' (P02953), are enhanced through the work-related opportunities presented in this course.
Enable practitioners to develop their leadership potential to influence policy and improve their working lives.
Information for Visiting Students
|Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?||No
Course Delivery Information
|Delivery period: 2011/12 Flexible, Available to all students (SV1)
||WebCT enabled: Yes
|No Classes have been defined for this Course|
||First class information not currently available|
||Each student will have a personal academic advisor. In addition fortnightly action learning classes will be held.
An online discussion forum will be used.
|No Exam Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
|- Demonstrate the ability to set appropriate learning objectives and prepare a learning contract in a creative manner
- Demonstrate the ability as a reflective professional to communicate and justify their formulation of their work based aim and objectives
- Critical appraisal of the application of theory in an appropriate setting
- Critical appraisal of the application of evidence base in an appropriate setting
- Demonstrate the ability to critically evaluate the learning outcomes
- Exercise substantial autonomy and initiative in professional activities
- Draw on critical reflection on own and others' roles and responsibilities
- Demonstrate awareness of the skills and knowledge required to provide strategic leadership for health
- Demonstrate originality or creativity in the application of knowledge, understanding and practices
- Develop original and creative responses to problems and issues such that you are able to challenge negative behaviours and/or poor processes you encounter
|The student will be required to submit a learning contract and evidence that the contract has been fulfilled. The critical account presented must demonstrate both the ability to be reflective and reflexive, and demonstrate that the current evidence in relation to leadership theory in nursing and health care is appraised.|
The length should be 4,000-5,000 words. Equivalent alternative forms of assessment will be accepted.
Assessments will be marked according to School/College policy and made available for moderation by the External Examiner.
|Course organiser||Ms Maggie Carson
Tel: (0131 6)51 1991
|Course secretary||Mrs Lorna Sheal
Tel: (0131 6)50 3890
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