HS7503: Leadership and Management in Healthcare


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HS7503: Leadership and Management in Healthcare

Module Title Leadership and Management in Healthcare
Module Code HS7503
Module Tutor Sue Chilton
School School of Health & Social Care
CAT Points 15
Level of Study 7
Brief Description

This module aims to prepare health care practitioners for their future role as team leaders and managers.

Indicative Syllabus

The module will cover the following:

  • Leadership theories;
  • Management theories;
  • Commissioning – QIPP, SEQUINS,
  • Nursing metrics, Bundles, QOF etc.;
  • Management – self, team, care, conflict;
  • Caseload, clinical practice profiling –
  • Health Needs Assessment & Prioritisation;
  • Team working;
  • Partnership working;
  • Clinical Supervision;
  • Enabling Self-management/Independence;
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable people.
Learning Outcomes

A student passing this module should be able to:

1. Critically review global, national and local perspectives in relation to the importance of clinical leadership in contemporary health care systems and implications for local service delivery.

2. Critically discuss the political, professional and legal drivers influencing current clinical leadership and management.

3. Critically evaluate clinical leadership and management theories, models, development tools and processes designed to enhance person-centred care and evaluate their suitability locally.

4. Critically discuss processes and standards in clinical commissioning and discuss how these are synthesised into your current role.

5. Critically analyse the role of the nurse in leading and managing care delivery in the clinical setting and ways in which this impacts on patient care.

6. Critically explore the opportunities and challenges in team working and partnership working and critically evaluate innovative approaches locally.

Learning and Teaching Activities Scheduled Contact Hours: 24
Independent Learning Hours: 126
Assessment (For further details see the Module Guide) 001: 70% Coursework: Individual, standard written: 2,000 words
002: 30% Coursework: Individual, presentation and paperwork: 1,000 words or equivalent
Special Assessment Requirements
Indicative Resources The current reading list can be found in the Module Guide, which your lecturer should make available via Moodle.

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