Courses & Units

Exploring Nursing Leadership CNA417

Introduction

Students will be introduced to what leadership means for the Registered Nurse in contemporary nursing practice. This unit will focus attention on learning about the essential components and processes of nursing leadership in practice environments. Internal and external factors influencing leadership in contemporary health care delivery will be discussed. Leadership models and theories will be explored and personal leadership qualities will be identified and critiqued. Students will employ critical analytical and reflective abilities to identify, develop and communicate their strengths and developmental needs as emerging nurse leaders.

Summary

Unit name Exploring Nursing Leadership
Unit code CNA417
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
Discipline Nursing
Coordinator Mrs Deborah Fortnum
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

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Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an ability to critique your own leadership qualities through self-assessment, analysis and feedback.
  • Critically analyse, reflect and apply evidence to leadership theories and application to self and contemporary health care environments to provide nurse leadership within health care contexts.
  • Communicate evidence based knowledge and skills to others.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
060301 $498.00 $498.00 not applicable $2,615.00

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Teaching

AssessmentLeader Interview. (50%)|Self-assessment Inventory and Action Plan. (50%)
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Textbooks

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