Postgraduate Specialisation - Clinical Leadership

Western Sydney University Postgraduate Specialisation Code: ST4014.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO

The Clinical Leadership specialisation provides students with an opportunity for clinical nurse leaders (nurse clinicians, nurse managers) and aspiring nurse leaders to gain formal education in contemporary clinical leadership to support them to facilitate nursing excellence within the clinical practice environment. Graduates who complete the Clinical Leadership specialisation will be prepared to take on clinical leadership roles such as clinical nurse specialist and clinical nurse consultant.

Postgraduate Specialisation Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 120 credit points including the units listed below.

401082 Cultural and Social Diversity in Health Care
400774 Perspectives on Nursing
401168 Evidence Based Health Care
400238 Policy, Power and Politics in Health Care Provision
400235 Leadership in Clinical Practice
400846 Building Organisational Capacity in Health Care
400777 Leadership for Quality and Safety in Health Care

And three electives (Onshore International student visa holders must enrol in postgraduate units offered in the DAY mode)

Choose one of

401083 Capstone Experience in Health Care
401084 Research Project in Health Care

or choose two of

401085 Scholarship for Practice Change in Health Care
401086 Writing for Publication

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