Leadership and Preparation

The details
Health and Social Care (School of)
Southend Campus & Apprenticeship Location
Spring & Summer
Undergraduate: Level 6
Monday 13 January 2020
Friday 26 June 2020
27 March 2020


Requisites for this module



Key module for


Module description

The registered nurse, in whatever work setting, has a significant role in managing resources, including people, time and physical resources. This module prepares students for their role as a leader and manager of nursing care in the clinical setting. It encourages students to see the wider sphere of health care policy in relation to clinical practice as a registered practitioner.

Module aims

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Module learning outcomes

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Module information

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Learning and teaching methods

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  • Marquis, Bessie L.; Huston, Carol J. (2012) Leadership and management tools for the new nurse : a case study approach, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Sullivan, Eleanor J.; Garland, Gayle. (2013) Practical leadership and management in healthcare: for nurses and allied health professionals, Harlow: Pearson.
  • (no date) Nursing Leadership.
  • (no date) Journal of Nursing Management.
  • Grohar-Murray, Mary Ellen; Langan, Joanne C. (c2011) Leadership and management in nursing, Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.
  • Handy, Charles B. (1993) Understanding organizations, New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Loughlin, Michael. (2002) Ethics, management and mythology: rational decision making for health service professionals, Abingdon: Radcliffe Medical Press.

The above list is indicative of the essential reading for the course. The library makes provision for all reading list items, with digital provision where possible, and these resources are shared between students. Further reading can be obtained from this module's reading list.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Weighting
Coursework   HS516 Submission (NDA Apr 18 - SA)    100% 
Coursework   HS516 Resubmission (NDA Apr 18 - SA)     

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%


Coursework Exam
100% 0%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
David Atkinson
Jennifer Weston (Administrator) hscsouap@essex.ac.uk



External examiner

Mrs Juliet Amanda Drummond
The University of Wolverhampton
Senior Adult Lecturer
Mrs Julia Mary Terry
Swansea University
Associate Professor
Available via Moodle
Of 30 hours, 27 (90%) hours available to students:
3 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).


Further information

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