Postgraduate Course: Leadership across different health care contexts: achieving your potential: Evidence based (NUST11047)
|School||School of Health in Social Science
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
||Availability||Not available to visiting 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 theoretical concepts encountered in ?Leadership across different health care contexts: Achieving your potential' (P02953) are explored and related to the research evidence. In this way, the Leadership stream becomes the foundation for evidence based practice.
To enable practitioners to apply a range of standard and specialised research or equivalent instruments and techniques of enquiry
Course Delivery Information
|Delivery period: 2011/12 Flexible, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
||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 in a creative manner
- Demonstrate the ability to communicate and justify their formulation of a research project
- Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of research techniques applicable to their chosen area
- Plan and execute project of research, investigation or development
- Demonstrate originality or creativity in the application of knowledge, understanding and practices
- Demonstrate the ability to critically evaluate approaches to research and evaluation
- Critical awareness of current issues in the application of research in a particular setting
- Demonstrate the ability to critically appraise the evidence for practice.
|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 research 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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