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NUR2446 - Leadership and management of nursing care

6 points, SCA Band 0, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Leader: Ms Jeni Grubb


Gippsland Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Hong Kong Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Malaysia Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)


The purpose of this unit is to provide the student with an understanding of the management process, as it applies to the delivery of nursing care to clientele in a variety of settings.


Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be expected to be able to:

  1. appreciate the importance of management in a dynamic changing environment;
  2. apply the concepts and methods of management to plan and organise coordinated delivery of nursing care;
  3. demonstrate a knowledge of leadership and its role in promoting quality of health care;
  4. evaluate an aspect of nursing administration of a health care unit or agency utilising appropriate tools and methods;
  5. assess the need for and plan change within a health care unit or agency; and
  6. use a variety of management skills to improve effectiveness of nursing care delivery.


Assignments: 100% (30%