Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Gippsland Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Singapore Second semester 2010 (Flexible)
Coordinator(s)Ms Merylin Cross (Gippsland and Singapore);


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;

  1. apply the concepts and methods of management to plan and organise coordinated delivery of nursing care;

  1. demonstrate a knowledge of leadership and its role in promoting quality of health care;

  1. evaluate an aspect of nursing administration of a health care unit or agency utilising appropriate tools and methods;

  1. assess the need for and plan change within a health care unit or agency; and

  1. use a variety of management skills to improve effectiveness of nursing care delivery.


Assignments: 100% (30%

Chief examiner(s)

Ms Merylin Cross