CPD/Short Course

Effective Leadership for Advanced Practice

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Duration: TBC
Date: TBC
Location: Ipswich
Cost: £750


An introduction to the specified advanced health care practice competencies in the work place encouraging critical thinking about, and creative visioning of, potential future professional role development.

During this course, you will learn:

  1. To critically examine the body of historical and contemporary theory to inform the role of leadership in organisations and health and social care.
  2. To critically analyse the contextual nature of legislative and political processes which inform and underpin social policy formulation.
  3. To provide the student with the opportunity to evaluate their own behaviours and personal qualities in relation to leadership and advanced practice, enabling greater personal effectiveness.
  4. To consider the importance of building capacity in others to develop leadership and innovation throughout the organisation

Dates for 2023/24 are TBC.  For further queries please email:


Course Staff

Dr Rachel Heathershaw

Rachel is an Associate Professor. After completing her registered nurse training she worked predominantly in acute medicine and rehabilitation.

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Students on this programme are typically funded by Health Education England, if you aren’t, please get in touch.

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