University of Technology Sydney

92606 Nursing Leadership in Contemporary Health Care

6cp; Spring session: 4 x 7hrs (workshops, on campus), 5-10hpw (online study via canvas)
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This subject is designed as an introduction to nursing leadership in the contemporary health care system. The subject provides an essential grounding for clinicians, managers and planners working in the health system today, in relevant issues and the role that every nurse has as a leader. The subject covers a range of contemporary health topics which aim to enhance professional practice including: models of leadership, effective communication, enhancing Indigenous participation in health care, strategies to improve patient, client and family outcomes, strengthening workforce stability and satisfaction, and challenges, opportunities and strategies for leadership success.

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Autumn session, City campus

Spring session, City campus

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