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MPharm Pharmacy with a Foundation Year / Course details
Year of entry: 2023
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Course unit details:
|Unit level||Level 3|
|Teaching period(s)||Semester 2|
|Available as a free choice unit?||No|
Leadership skills are a core component of healthcare professional practice. In this unit, participants will explore the theory and practice of leadership, motivation, coaching, negotiation, stress management and safety leadership. Participants will undertake a series of practical exercises and assignments during which they identify and reflect on their own strengths and development needs, and apply their knowledge to case studies that reflect their future practice.
The topics covered in this course unit are mapped to the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s leadership competency framework. A particular emphasis of the unit will be on applying these topics to the promotion of patient safety and staff wellbeing.
|Unit title||Unit code||Requirement type||Description|
At the end of this module, students will be able to:
- understand leadership within the context of pharmacy and interprofessional healthcare practice
- critically evaluate theories and practices of leadership and associated topics
- understand their own strengths and development needs
- support their own and others’ development
- understand the relationship between leadership, staff wellbeing and patient safety.
|2 x individual reflective assignment||50% per assignment||5 per assignment|
Reflective assignments will receive feedback within 15 days after the final deadline submission.
Recommended reading will be listed on each pre-read handout.
|Scheduled activity hours|
|Practical classes & workshops||10|
|Independent study hours|
|Denham Phipps||Unit coordinator|