Core Module Information
Module title: Effective Leadership in Healthcare - Theory 6 Stem

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 40.00
ECTS credit value: 20

Module code: NUR09120
Module leader: Fiona Bastow
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Nursing


Description of module content:

On this module you will examine and evaluate underpinning principles relating to: Clinical Leadership; Quality Improvement and Change Management
You will examine and evaluate the essential communication skills which support effective partnership, and team-working linked to change management and leadership in relation to quality improvement initiatives.

Leadership theory, quality improvement theory and change management theory.
Theoretical aspects will be applied and evaluated in the context of your field of practice

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: Examine the relationship between approaches to leadership and change management in health and social care.
LO2: Evaluate Quality Improvement initiatives within the context of health and social care.
LO3: Analyse effective communication approaches which support leadership, supervision and supporting others through change
LO4: Evaluate current evidence which informs policy and legislation within health and social care.
LO5: Examine and discuss the global, political and policy issues relating to health and social care.
LO6: Reflect on the impact of quality improvement on the delivery person-centred healthcare.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, Blended, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: Blended
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Fiona Bastow
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 9
Face To Face Supervised time in studio/workshop 9
Online Guided independent study 122
Independent Learning Guided independent study 260
Total Study Hours400
Expected Total Study Hours for Module400

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Project - Written 100 1,2,3,4,5 & 6 35 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 7000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100