Principles of Management and Leadership in the Health and Social Care Setting (SNM2193/SNM3183)
For full details about this Continuing Professional Development Unit please see below:
Who is it for?
The unit is suitable for health service staff who wish to develop their understanding of how theory and research can be used to inform the practice of management and the promotion of team effectiveness. It is suitable for individuals who already have managerial responsibility together with those who recognise the importance or developing this understanding in order to become an effective team member. The module is suitable for health professionals who have a clinical focus but also individuals whose role is not directly clinical.
Overview of content:
What is it about?
The unit explores the development of management, leadership and organisational theory. The emphasis is on understanding fundamental principles relating to these disciplines, enabling students to use these principles to promote effective team working and team performance in the health care setting.
How does it enhance practice?
On completion of the module individuals will have an understanding of the fundamental principles that can be used to inform practice as both a manager and a team member. They will recognise the importance of using evidence and research regarding organisational behaviour and organisational effectiveness to promote effective team performance.
Mode of Assessment:
Assignment of 3000 words that examines the impact of the structure and culture of health and social care organisations on management and leadership
Links to Professional/Academic Award:
BMedSci (Hons) Health and Social Care Studies (Ongoing and Supportive Care)
BMedSci (Hons) Health and Social Care Studies (Sexual Health)
BMedSci (Hons) Health and Social Care Studies (Primary Care and Public Health)
BMedSci (Hons) Health and Social Care Studies (Neonatal Intensive Care)
BMedSci (Hons) Health and Social Care Studies (Acute, High Dependency and Critical Care)
Diploma in Clinical Practice
20 credits at level 5 and 6
1 x study day per week for 10 weeks
Start Date: 07.02.14
Attendance Dates: 07.02.14, 14.02.14, 21.02.14, 28.02.14, 07.03.14, 14.03.14, 21.03.14, 28.03.14, 04.04.14, 11.04.14
University of Sheffield - Central Campus
If successful in your application for the course you will receive a confirmation email with the exact details of the location of teaching, closer to the start date.
The School of Nursing and Midwifery is based at Barber House, Glossop Road, Sheffield; opposite the Royal Hallamshire Hospital however teaching may take place across the University site. Please see a map below of the Central Campus. If you have any enquiries about the location of the teaching please contact the General Enquiry Line on 0114 222 2030.
Programme Leader/Contact Name:
Tel: 0114 222 2034 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org