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PA500398: Leadership in health

[Page last updated: 03 August 2022]

Academic Year: 2022/23
Owning Department/School: Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Credits: 15 CATS credits
Notional Study Hours: 150
Level: FHEQ level 7
Modular (no specific semester)
Assessment Summary: CW100
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
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Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this unit participants will be able to:
1. Practice critical and effective leadership approaches to deliver service objectives in the practice context (intellectual skill, professional skill; taught, facilitated)
2. Use and evaluate these approaches to respond to/implement local, regional and national initiatives and priorities (Professional skill, intellectual skill; taught, facilitated)
3. Critically evaluate the emotions and politics that surround, shape and have an impact on leadership (intellectual skill, professional skill, practical skill; taught, facilitated)
4. Work and communicate effectively and appro priately with a range of people in practice contexts on an individual, group and organisational basis (professional skill, key skill; taught, facilitated and assessed)
5. Reflect on own leadership style and approach and identify areas for continuous improvement (professional skill; facilitated and assessed).

Aims: Explore the role of effective leadership in management, organisational development and improvement.

Skills: See classification of learning outcomes above.

* Leadership skills and service objectives
* Leadership models and their application in practice
* Learning about leadership in teams
* Monitoring standards for service delivery
* National leadership initiatives
* Personal leadership attributes.

Programme availability:

PA500398 is Optional on the following programmes:

Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology


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