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Professional course

Leadership for Integrated Sexual Health

20 credit, level 3 or Masters level module

About this course

Course code:
UZVSJE203
Applications:
University
Level:
Professional/Short Course
Department:
Health and Social Sciences
Campus:
Glenside
Course director:
Hettie Lean and Jane Cromarty

Page last updated 2 November 2017

Introduction

On successful completion of this Leadership for Integrated Sexual Health module at undergraduate level you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding and application of evidence based practice within a sexual health context.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of theoretical frameworks and reflective models for leading on sexual health.
  • Understand the relationship between leadership and organisational change.
  • Evaluate approaches and perspectives of practice development and change management.
  • Analyse research evidence in order to guide and inform professional practice.
  • Identify and evaluate the development and improvement of services based on local health priorities and clients' needs.
  • Demonstrate professional accountability and governance for clinical decision making within an ethical and legal framework.
  • Analyse opportunities, challenges, or limitations within professional practice.

 

And at Masters level:

  • Demonstrate an understanding and critically analyse the application of evidence based practice within a sexual health context.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of theoretical frameworks and reflective models for leading on sexual health.
  • Understand and appraise the relationship between leadership and organisational change.
  • Critically evaluate approaches and perspectives of practice development and change management.
  • Critically analyse research evidence in order to guide and inform professional practice.
  • Appraise professional  accountability and governance for clinical decision making  within an ethical and legal framework.
  • Identify and critically evaluate the development and improvement of services based on local health priorities and clients' needs.
  • Critically analyse opportunities, challenges, or limitations within professional practice.

Entry requirements

Must be working in appropriate environment to meet the learning outcomes.

Careers / Further study

This module can contribute towards:

  • BSc (Hons)  Professional Studies
  • BSc( Hons)/MSc Professional Development
  • BSc(Hons) /MSc Specialist Practice
  • MSc Professional Development
  • MSc Specialist Practice

Structure

Content

Core content of the module includes:

  • The impact of sexual health on individuals and society.
  • Promoting sexual health within a public health framework.
  • Understanding the impact of inequality on sexual health outcomes.
  • Using health research to influence and develop professional practice.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the impact of contrasting leadership styles within the context of sexual health.
  • Managing clinical governance with sexual health.
  • Risk assessment for complex case management.

Learning and Teaching

This module uses a variety of teaching and learning strategies and includes the following:

  • Blended learning using an online research package.
  • Seminar days
  • Lectures
  • Tutorials

Scheduled learning:
Includes lectures, seminars, tutorials, and blended learning.

Independent learning:
Includes hours engaged with essential reading, case study preparation, assignment preparation and completion etc. These sessions constitute an average time per level as indicated in the table below. Scheduled sessions may vary slightly depending on the module choices you make.

Study time

200 hours to include a combination of scheduled, independent and learning in practice.

Assessment

Level 3 (Undergraduate)

Component A
A fifteen minute individual presentation (controlled conditions) that requires you to evaluate research and its implications for professional practice.

Component BA 2500 word assignment. The student will be required to examine and analyse the influence of leadership and change management within sexual health.

Masters level

Component A
A fifteen minute, individual presentation (controlled conditions) to fellow students and module lecturers that requires you to evaluate research and its implications for professional practice.

Component B
A 2500 word assignment in which you will be required to critically examine and analyse the influence of leadership and change management within sexual health.

Prices and dates

Supplementary fee information

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Dates

01 March - 27 May 2016

Please see our timetable for full date information 

How to apply

How to apply

You will apply online for your CPD modules, which you can take as stand-alone courses or as part of an undergraduate or postgraduate programme.

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