NS5339 - Leading and Managing in Health
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Healthcare Sciences
This subject explores foundational concepts applicable to leadership and management
in diverse healthcare settings and geographic locations. Contextualised application
of relevant theories and strategies within the student's own workplace will be a major
focus of the subject with the aim of extending and enhancing leadership and management
skills of the student. Key topics include workforce management; change management;
quality enhancement; strategic and operational planning; interpretation of multi-source
data to make decisions; and practical approaches to promote professional resilience
while functioning effectively in the role of a healthcare leader and manager.
- Critically analyse major theories of leadership that apply to the healthcare context;
- Apply advanced communication strategies for potentially challenging conversations
and relationships relevant to the healthcare context;
- Incorporate principles of quality enhancement, change management and resource management
to develop recommendations for sustainable improvements in service delivery within
their own workplace;
- Reflect on and articulate strategies for enhanced effectiveness, resilience and fulfillment
in the role of healthcare manager.
Study Period 83
|Census Date 16-May-2019
||Ms Penny Harris, Mrs Shannan Opia
||Dr Narelle Biedermann, Dr Tracey Ahern, Dr Susan Edwards, Ms Penny Harris, Mrs Shannan Opia.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 60 hours - Online accelerated program 10 hours/week for 6 weeks
- assessment and self-directed study
|Method of Delivery:
||Online - JCU
||reflective paper (30%); written action plan proposal (40%); oral defence (sat/unsat) (%); case study analysis (30%).
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest