Clinical Leadership, Testamur Major

  • Western Sydney University Major Code: T013

Previous Codes: A4016.1, A4017.1, A4028.1, A4029.1
 

Available to students in other Western Sydney University programs?  No

The Clinical Leadership major 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 major will be prepared to take on clinical leadership roles such as clinical nurse specialist and clinical nurse consultant.

Major Structure

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Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Clinical Leadership) - 60 cp 1 year Pathway

60 credit point Pathway Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 60 credit points including the subjects listed below.

Subject Title Credit Points
HLTH 7002Building Organisational Capacity in Health Care10
NURS 7019Cultural and Social Diversity in Health Care10
NURS 7023Evidence Based Health Care10
PUBH 7018Leadership for Quality and Safety in Health Care10
NURS 7028Leadership in Clinical Practice10
PUBH 7020Policy, Power and Politics in Health Care Provision10
Total Credit Points60

Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Clinical Leadership) - 80 cp 1 year Pathway

80 credit point Pathway Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 80 credit points including the subjects listed below.

Subject Title Credit Points
HLTH 7002Building Organisational Capacity in Health Care10
NURS 7019Cultural and Social Diversity in Health Care10
NURS 7023Evidence Based Health Care10
PUBH 7018Leadership for Quality and Safety in Health Care10
NURS 7028Leadership in Clinical Practice10
NURS 7040Perspectives on Nursing10
PUBH 7020Policy, Power and Politics in Health Care Provision10
Select one elective10
Total Credit Points80

Master of Nursing (Clinical Leadership) - 1 year pathway

1 year Pathway

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 80 credit points including the subjects listed below.

Subject Title Credit Points
HLTH 7002Building Organisational Capacity in Health Care10
NURS 7019Cultural and Social Diversity in Health Care10
NURS 7023Evidence Based Health Care10
PUBH 7018Leadership for Quality and Safety in Health Care10
NURS 7028Leadership in Clinical Practice10
Select one elective10
Select one of the following 20 credit point subjects:20
Capstone Experience in Health Care
Research Project in Health Care
OR complete the two following 10 credit point subjects:
Scholarship for Practice Change in Health Care
Writing for Publication
Total Credit Points80

Replaced Subjects

The subjects listed below count towards completion of this major for students who passed these subjects in Autumn 2021 or earlier. 

NURS 7008 - Capstone Experience in Health Care, replaced by NURS 7065 Capstone Experience in Health Care

Master of Nursing (Clinical Leadership) - 1.5 year pathway

1.5 year Pathway

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

Subject Title Credit Points
HLTH 7002Building Organisational Capacity in Health Care10
NURS 7019Cultural and Social Diversity in Health Care10
NURS 7023Evidence Based Health Care10
PUBH 7018Leadership for Quality and Safety in Health Care10
NURS 7028Leadership in Clinical Practice10
NURS 7040Perspectives on Nursing10
PUBH 7020Policy, Power and Politics in Health Care Provision10
Select three electives30
Select one of the following 20 credit point subjects:20
Capstone Experience in Health Care
Research Project in Health Care
OR complete the two following 10 credit point subjects:
Scholarship for Practice Change in Health Care
Writing for Publication
Total Credit Points120

Replaced Subjects

The subjects listed below count towards completion of this major for students who passed these subjects in Autumn 2021 or earlier. 

NURS 7008 - Capstone Experience in Health Care, replaced by NURS 7065 Capstone Experience in Health Care