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2021/22 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

LLLC1430 Leadership and Care Delivery

20 creditsClass Size: 40

Module manager: Mandy Driffield

Taught: 1 Feb to 31 Jan (12mth) View Timetable

Year running 2021/22

This module is not approved as a discovery module


- Explain the principles underpinning leadership frameworks and associated team-working.

- Explain the principles underpinning duty of care, equality and diversity and the need for candour and will demonstrate the application of those principles in a range of settings

Learning outcomes
- demonstrate the attitudes and behaviours necessary for the role of a nursing associate
- Explain the importance of working with others in teams and networks to deliver and improve services
- Have an understanding of leadership models
- Examine the supervisory and leadership opportunities and roles for a nursing associate
- Be able to describe duty of care, including, care and compassion and empathy and how this can be demonstrated in practice.
- Describe the basic rights and principles of dignity, equality, diversity and humanity, with reference to legislation, local and national polices.
- Have an understanding of difference and diversity and how this can impact on care delivery.


- Leadership models and frameworks
- Principles of team-working and roles within teams
- Professional identities
- Historical examples of the impact of leadership on Patient care and health outcomes
- Contemporary literature regarding 6C's, dignity and respect and empathy
- Legislation relating to dignity, equality and diversity and the application to care delivery.

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Independent online learning hours55.00
Private study hours100.00
Total Contact hours45.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)200.00

Private study

The modules on this programme are delivered by block teaching which distributes the teaching over a number of days/weeks using a combination of Lectures, Seminars, Workshops and Tutorials.

This module aims to apply theoretical knowledge to clinical practice. The students will be encouraged to complete guided study packages and blended learning and undertake relevant research to support this learning.
Independent on-line learning
Accessing and engaging with VLE resources 55
Private study
Completion of guided study and blended learning activity 60
Assignment and presentation preparation 40

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Students will have a specific study skills session focussing on public speaking and they will have had previous experience of presentations and feedback which will help inform this presentation.

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Essay2500 Words40.00
Presentation15 minute presentation60.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Students must achieve a minimum of 40% in each component of assessment to pass the module.

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 30/06/2021 16:23:11


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