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98728 Leadership, Accountability and Role Development in Advanced Practice

6cp; 4 x face-to-face workshops (compulsory attendance)

Postgraduate

Description

This subject aims to provide a strong legal and ethical underpinning for advanced practice alongside explicit skill-building in the development and proposal of advanced practice and nurse practitioner positions in the health system. Students engage in an active workshop-style process to directly develop skills and capabilities essential to the development of safe, ethical and sustainable advanced practice positions and service models.

Students engage in leadership and ethics development appropriate for the significant level of responsibility associated with advanced practice nursing. This involves site visits to locations such as the Art Gallery of NSW and the completion of a 360 Degree Review, a leading feedback tool used to elicit how others in your workplace perceive you at work and how you can develop your own leadership, accountability and role development as an advanced practice nurse.

Students build on their existing understanding of the legal parameters for nursing practice to understand the heightened requirements as complexity of care and level of responsibility and accountability increase. Strategies are explored to identify and manage risk to ensure safe and accountable practice. Students are encouraged to identify the moral implications of an expanded domain of practice for such things as responsibilities for patients and clients; consequent differences in modes of interacting with patients and clients; interaction with other practitioners for patient care and research purposes; and intra-professional matters such as mentorship, development of practice knowledge and leadership through advocacy for expanded practice.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus


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