Medicine & Health - Clinical Leadership for Nursing & Healthcare Quality Improvement

University College Cork


Course Name Medicine & Health - Clinical Leadership for Nursing & Healthcare Quality Improvement
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code NU6306
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment START DATE - Semester I 2022
Orientation Semester I 25th August 2022 On-Line
Dates: 29th August 2022 – 10 October 2022 on-line module
Application Date CLOSING DATE 30th June 2022

To apply for this module please log on to the UCC APPLY page and create an account.
Gather any additional documents required (including a passport-style photo), copy of your degree parchment if not a previous UCC graduate.
An application fee of €35 will be payable on submission of your application via the same platform.
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Duration 6 weeks on-line

200hr(s) Other (Online Learning: Discussion Board Preparation and Participation, Required Reading, Assignment Preparation and Submission, Self-Directed Learning).
Course Fee €900 plus the €35 application fee payable on-line
Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants must be qualified healthcare professionals registered with the regulatory body in their country of residence. Applicants must have a primary degree, NFQ Level 8 or equivalent.

Applicants who are under 23 years of age must satisfy the mi...

Course Content

Expand+On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:

Critically explore the concept of leadership and theoretical approaches to leadership and their application to clinical practice.
Identify and critically analyse core competenci...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Module Content: Theories of Leadership and their application to clinical nursing practice; core leadership competencies; models of nurse led decision-making; nurse led quality improvement and patient safety initiatives e.g. the productive ward/transf...

Assessment Method Assessment: Total Marks 200: Continuous Assessment 200 marks (2,000 word Essay ? 120 marks; Online activities- 80 marks).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.
Number of Credits 10
Further Enquiries Module Co-Ordinator: Dr. Nicola Cornally Module Leader
+353 21 490 1487

Dr. Patrick Cotter
+353 21 490 1640
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