UCC CPD courses

NU6174 Transitioning into the Role of the Clinical Nurse/Midwife Manager - Transitioning into the Role of the Clinical Nurse/Midwife Manager

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Fact File

  • Title

    NU6174 Transitioning into the Role of the Clinical Nurse/Midwife Manager

  • Code

    NU6174

  • Subject Title

    Transitioning into the Role of the Clinical Nurse/Midwife Manager

  • College

    Medicine and Health

  • Duration

    This is a blended module consisting of face-to face workshops, as well as synchronous and asynchronous on-line sessions.

  • Teaching Mode

    Part-Time. See Additional Teaching Mode Information for more info.

  • Fees

    €900 See Fees and Costs for full details.

  • Entry Requirements

    Entry Requirements* Detail (1) Academic Requirements (2) Professional Requirements. Registered Nurses/Midwives ONLY See Requirements for full details.

  • Closing Date

    30th November 2021

  • Credits

    10

  • Start Date

    Semester 2 - 2nd March 2022

Outline

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:


Understand the role and responsibilities of the nurse/midwife manager and explain the leadership and management responsibilities of the nurse/midwife manager.

Critically explore and describe the unique contribution of clinical nurse/midwife manager to the health care system and to patient care.

Critically appraise the leadership and management skills necessary to ensure the effective coordination and management of resources and the optimum functioning of a clinical area.

Critically review the process of quality, planning and control and outline the role of the nurse/midwife manager in promoting a continuous improvement culture.

Explore the role of nurse/midwife manager in building and leading a team.

Critically reflect on the role of the nurse/midwife manager as an authentic nurse leader.

Demonstrate the practical application of underpinning theoretical content through responses to case studies.

Module Content

Unit 1: Role of nurse/midwife manager; creating the leader within oneself; transitioning into the role; coaching, core concepts of clinical leadership, self-care, nursing/midwifery management and leadership in action with case studies; reflective learning, multi/interdisciplinary healthcare teams.


Unit 2: Role of nurse/midwife manager in the effective coordination and management of resources in their area; healthcare financing systems; allocation of resources; human resource management; safe staffing systems; rostering; delegation.


Unit 3: Role of nurse/midwife manager in building and leading a team; setting and monitoring performance standards; promoting a learning culture; continuing competence assurance; staff development; researchled practice, evidence based practice and practice development.


Unit 4: Role of nurse/midwife manager in facilitating communication, building and maintaining relationships; negotiation skills; communication and influencing skills; enabling critical conversations, building resilience, person centred care focus.


Unit 5: Role of nurse/midwife manager in quality, planning and control and promoting a continuous improvement culture; standards and quality assurance; regulation and unit based requirements; quality improvement; risk management; audit; incident management; protected disclosure.


Unit 6: The nurse/midwife manager as an authentic nurse leader; self-awareness; culture; values; care, commitment, compassion, diversity, respect, integrity, accountability; and ethical stance.

 

Additional Teaching Mode Information

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Josephine Hegarty, School of Nursing & Midwifery.


Lecturer(s): Staff, School of Nursing & Midwifery, and South/South West Hospital Group.

Teaching Methods: 20hr(s) Other (Blended Learning Lectures/Workshop (face to face)); 180hr(s) Other (on-line learning; discussion board preparation and participation, required reading, assignment preparation and submission, self-directed learning, directed experiential learning within ward context working with assigned mentor).

NU6174 Transitioning into the Role of the Clinical Nurse/Midwife Manager

 

Date

Time

Unit

Location

2nd March 2022

3.00 – 5.00

Introduction

Room 2.25 Brookfield Health Sciences Complex

9th March 2022

3.00 – 5.00

Unit 1

Room 1.01 Brookfield Health Sciences Complex

16th March 2022

3.00 – 5.00

Unit 2

Online

30th March 2022

3.00 – 5.00

Unit 3

Online

6th April 2022

3.00 – 5.00

Unit 4

Online

20th April 2022

3.00 – 5.00

Unit 5

Online

27th April 2022

3.00 – 5.00

Unit 6

Online

4th May 2022

3.00 – 5.00

Conclusion

G18 Brookfield Health Sciences Complex

 


  

Practicalities

Total Marks 200: Continuous Assessment 200 marks (Portfolio of reflective learning: 100 marks; E-tivities:100 marks).

Assessment: Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Why Choose

Module Objective:

To support nurses and midwives as they transition into ward/department/area management and leadership roles and assist them to apply critical theoretical and practical insights to support them in their management and leadership of the clinical area.

Requirements

Applicants for NU6174 must be registered practicing Nurses and Midwives 

Fees and Costs

The fee for this module is €900.00. There is also a €35 application fee. 

How Do I Apply

To apply for this module please download and complete the application form below: 

Application Form 03 03 21 CPD Form

  1. Download and complete the application form at the link below.
  2. Gather any additional documents required (including a passport-style photo).
  3. Pay your €35 application fee for this module via UCC’s Online Portal, noting your Application ID: Click here to proceed to UCC’s Online Portal.
  4. Send your completed application form, photo and any relevant documents, including your application ID via e-mail to cpdgraduatestudies@ucc.ie

Applications for this module are currently open.

CPD Co-ordinator,

CPD Centre, 

An tIonad um Fhorbairt Ghairmiúil Leanúnaigh,

Q+1 floor, The Boole Library, Main Quad, U.C.C.

OR via email at cpdgraduatestudies@ucc.ie

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