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Introduction to Leadership and LeAD course for Nurses

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Time / Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
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This session will explore the concepts of leadership in the clinical setting. It also introduces you to the e-learning support for the development of clinical leadership (LeAD) and its relationship with the Medical/Clinical Leadership Competency Framework (MLCF/CLCF).

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Recognise the importance of leadership skills for clinicians
  • Explore the key concepts of leadership
  • Identify the purpose and outcome of leadership in healthcare
  • Describe how LeAD e-learning works to support the MLCF/CLCF
  • Identify clinical situations that can support the development of clinical leadership further

Instructors / Speakers
Penny Lewis,
Leadership development facilitator and coach

Penny has a varied background combining a clinical profession with higher education, research, and service general management. Recently she has been working with the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement and the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges on the Enhancing Engagement in Medical Leadership project, including contributing to establishing the Medical Leadership Competency Framework, and specifically taking a lead for post graduate training. Penny is the Clinical Lead for the e-learning programme LeAD, both for medical leadership (through the AoMRC) and for clinical leadership (through the NHS Leadership Academy, and previously the National Leadership Council).

Posts in the NHS have included: Policy Lead in a Strategic Health Authority for leadership and diversity; Service General Manager for quality and education in an NHS Trust; and research supervisor and module leader for the multi-disciplinary MSc in Healthcare at the University of Exeter. Penny was Associate Lecturer in the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry Graduate School, specifically teaching on M.Ed. in Clinical Education, and Professional Skills for specialist registrars. Now working on a freelance basis, Penny has been offering training, facilitation and coaching to the public sector, especially senior staff and teams in healthcare.

Introduction to Leadership and LeAD course for Nurses
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Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Mentoring & Leading, Leading and managing, Coaching & Leadership
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Education Provider
Time / Duration
30 minutes
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