Professional Course

Leading Clinical Practice

Module details

Module code


Module level

Level 7

Module credits

20 credits

Next course date

September, January


5 months


Derby Campus, St Helena, Chesterfield

Module description

About this module

The aim is to bring together essential principles of leadership, management and expert practice to inform the delivery of high quality services.

Applying the values of collective and interactional leadership, accountability for care quality will be explored. You will examine and adapt to the varied dimensions of their leadership roles such as educator, coach and advocate of services to best meet the needs of patients.

It embeds leadership for enhancing quality standards, professionalism, communication and collaborative working.

Who is this course for

All health and social care professionals: nursing; physiotherapists; podiatrists; paramedic, occupational therapy, pharmacists, ultrasonography.

Course team

Jill Gould; Senior Lecturer; District Nurse; Module leader

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course you should be able to:

  1. Critically consider aspects of their leadership role within the context of best practice and supporting colleagues in contemporary health and social care settings.
  2. Appraise and critically analyse leadership and management principles in the provision, measurement and improvement of collaborative, patient-centred quality care.
  3. Critically evaluate the knowledge, skills and competencies related to the leadership dimensions of relevance to their area of professional practice.

Entry requirements

To undertake this module at Level 7, you must:

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Minimum numbers

Please note that this course is subject to minimum numbers in order to run.