Leadership In Health Care - 2017

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Unit summary

HTHM504

  • Level of Study: Postgraduate
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: No
  • Duration: 14 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP
  • Availability for 2016: Sess 1
  • Availability for 2017: Sess 1
  • Assessment: Essay (50%) , Journal - Reflective leadership journal (50%)

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2017 Fees
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Domestic 2,800.00
International 3,050.00

Build your awareness of the nature of leadership in the context of health care. You will examine the theoretical approaches to leadership and contemporary leadership issues in relation to health care. Examine topics such as ethics, gender and behavioural theories from the perspective of health care leadership. Throughout the unit you will explore the major challenges facing health care leaders, and learn how to effectively assess leadership development strategies.

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At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. evaluate personal leadership skills within a theoretical framework
  2. critique models and theories of leadership
  3. evaluate the context of healthcare leadership practice
  4. synthesise approaches to leadership strategies in healthcare.
  • Essay (50%)
  • Journal — Reflective leadership journal (50%)

There are no prerequisites for this unit.

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In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:

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This unit addresses the following topics.

NumberTopic
1Challenges facing health care leaders
2Exploring leadership
3Theoretical approaches to leadership
4Contemporary leadership issues and leadership development

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

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  1. Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
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