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PDC50337 - Leadership and Self-Awareness in the Healthcare Setting

Course Details

Course Summary

Leadership and management are two distinct concepts that are also interconnected with each other and certainly overlap in reality. Clinical leadership is a relatively new term that is constantly evolving due to technologies and the rising expectations of health services. This online micro-credential examines the concept of leadership, behavioural factors and styles that make an effective leader.

This is a non-creditable micro-credential which is awarded a digital badge and Certificate of Completion which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the health profession.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • International
  • Domestic
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply
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Study Area
  • Health
  • Psychology, Social Work and Community Services
  • Work and Study Preparation
Skill Area
  • Community Services
  • General Education and Training
  • Health
  • Personal Services
  • Youth Services

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Standard Micro-credential Structure

10 hours

  • Online
No units are associated with this course

Course Learning Outcomes

    1. Develop self-awareness towards your own personal leadership attributes
    2. Review your own personal leadership attributes including the motivation to lead teams in healthcare
    3. Identify leadership styles applicable in the healthcare industry
    4. Review effective tools to use in a leadership role in healthcare.


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