Leading and Managing Practice

 Medical and Health Services / University of Limerick Professional Education / 994 views

This course explores Leading and managing developing practice; challenges of caring as a creative dynamic; factors that shape and influence practice within the current healthcare setting; power dynamics, and the concept of empowerment; the interdisciplinary nature of collaboration; supporting and sustaining change in health care; clinical decision-making; ethics of care; reflection in transforming self and practice; the challenge for practitioners in sustaining change.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course the student will be able to:

  • Critically review the concepts of leading and managing in healthcare practice.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the challenges in promoting caring as a creative dynamic in practice.
  • Demonstrate the appraisal of processes in supporting and sustaining change.
  • Critically reflect on developing self and practice.
  • Demonstrate an appreciation of the value of transforming self and practice.
  • Demonstrate the appreciation of the value of ethical decision making in leading and managing practice.


NFQ Level 9 Minor Award
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