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PMED5051 - Leadership in Medicine
Faculty of Medicine (Sydney Medical School) - 6 credit points
HECS Band three
EFTSL: 0.125000000
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Department: Medicine Faculty
Offered session(s): 2
Department permission required for enrolment in the following session(s): 2
Teacher/Coordinator: Mr Hudson Birden

Classes: Online. Students will spend approx 10 hours/week (x 13 weeks) engaging in online discussions, self-directed learning activities and literature appraisal. Regular access to an internet connected computer is vital.

Assessment: 4 x 500 word assignments (20%), 2 x 1000 word essays (50%) and participation in online discussion forum (30%)

This unit is an introduction to current concepts of leadership valuable to medical practice. Our focus will be on the personal skills and knowledge necessary for effective leaders in clinical practice and in the larger policy-setting realm. This unit is designed to introduce you to current concepts of leadership that will be valuable in the context of medical practice and to develop within you the personal skills and understanding necessary to be an effective leader in clinical practice and in the larger policy-setting realm.
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