Management & Leadership in Prof Practice

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Management & Leadership in Prof Practice

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Health Administration, Management Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The module will examine contemporary management and leadership issues which impact on nursing contexts. Students will explore and debate approaches to management and leadership within nursing and healthcare organisations and examine how they influence their role as nurses within this context. The scope of practice of the professional nurse and its impact on professional nursing will be examined. Preparation for professional practice following registration as qualified nurses will also be provided in conjunction with the Careers Service in DCU. Guidance on career planning including CV preparation, interview skills and identification of short to medium term career goals will be facilitated. Students will be exposed to a variety of learning activities during the course of the module including lectures & seminars and will be expected to participate actively in the learning process available.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Analyse contemporary management and leadership issues in nursing and their implications for practice
    2. Critique the factors that impact on the scope of practice of the registered nurse
    3. Identify personal and professional developmental needs for future practice arising from engagement with relevant literature.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.