SPECIAL NOTE: Offered to Registered Nurses with specialist qualifications and extensive clinical experience. Completion of the Graduate Diploma in Nursing (or equivalent) is required. This unit uses group work and late enrolment may affect your ability to participate actively.
Key Semester Dates
Final WW Date*
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2014 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2014 will be available from the 1st October 2013.
The aim of this unit is to assist nurses with advanced knowledge and skills to identify and explore opportunities for transformative nursing practice within their individual clinical settings. The unit content examines and critiques leadership theories and practices in nursing. Students explore key strategies aimed at stimulating innovation, learning and collaboration in nursing practice. The course provides students with the opportunity to gain leadership skills through experiential learning.
Online interaction and discussion paper 3,200 words (20%); essay 2,500 words (20%); group project, word limit unspecified (30%); reflective paper, 2,500 words (30%)
TEACHING PATTERN: Combination of non-compulsory study days and online learning
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Web dependent - H,W,N,L Some parts of this unit will be taught online
Resource dependent teaching & learning - H,W,N,L Independent study with provided resources replaces face-to-face or other classes (e.g. lectures)
Flexible scheduling - H,W,N,L Some classes will be held outside normal teaching hours; e.g. weekend blocks, summer schools etc
About Flexible Study Options
completion of year 1 and year 2 units (or equiv) of the Master of Clinical Nursing schedule
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.