Education & CPD

Management Skills for Clinical Nurse Managers and Staff Nurses


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  •   Date: Tuesday, 09 April 2019
  •   Registration: Tuesday, 09 April 2019 09:45
  •   Start: Tuesday, 09 April 2019 10:00
  •   End: Tuesday, 09 April 2019 16:00
  •   Location: Main Room, Limerick Office, Unit 4B, Courtfields Raheen, Limerick


This programme outlines the key competencies required for ward managers to be effective in their roles as leaders and managers in healthcare delivery. Clinical managers perform both managerial and leadership functions in order to provide
effective healthcare delivery to patients. The programme will explore both management and leadership functions and how these are applied in practice so as to promote quality and safety of care. Key topics covered include: management principles and competencies, team building, delegation and clinical supervision. Participants will gain effective management competencies that can be applied in the workplace to promote quality and safety in healthcare delivery.
  • Tuesday, 09 April 2019

  • 09:45
  • 10:00
    Introduction and Welcome
  • 10:15
    Outline of Objectives Introduction to Management Theory; Definitions of Management and Leadership; Management as a process
  • 11:15
    Tea / Coffee
  • 11:30
    Effective Mangement and Leadership Team Building and Team Working Characteristics of an Effective Team and an Effective Leader
  • 13:00
  • 14:00
    Delegation and Clinical Supervision1. Theory and Group Work
  • 15:10
    Tea / Coffee
  • 15:20
    Delegation and Clinical Supervision 2. Theory and Group Work
  • 15:50
    Recap and Evaluation
  • 16:00
  •   Location: Main Room, Limerick Office, Unit 4B, Courtfields Raheen, Limerick
Reading List

For access to any of the references below, please contact the library. e:, t: 01 6640614

  1. Ellis, P. & Abbott, J, (2014) Leadership and management skills in healthcare, British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, pp.96-9.

  2. Giltinane, C., (2013) Leadership styles and theories, Nursing Standard, pp.35-9.

  3. Henderson, A. Schoonbeek,S. & Auditore, A., (2013) Processes to engage and motivate staff, Nursing Management, pp.18-25.

  4. Royal College of Nursing, (2007) Developing and sustaining effective teams. ,United Kingdom, Royal College of Nursing.

  5. Royal College of Nursing, (2009) Breaking down barriers, driving up standards: The role of the ward sister and charge nurse. , United Kingdom, Royal College of Nursing.

  6. The Office for Health Management, (2000) Report on Nursing Management Competencies. ,United Kingdom.

  7. The Office for Health Management, (2004) Management Competency User Pack for Nurse and Midwife Managers ,United Kingdom.

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