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Fundamentals of Clinicians Becoming Healthcare Leaders is a Course

Fundamentals of Clinicians Becoming Healthcare Leaders

Jun 20 - Jul 1, 2022
3.0 credits

$1,250 Enrol

Full course description






20 June 2022


30 hours
(2 week block)

Delivery Mode

(asynchronous &


(GST inclusive)

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With a focus on preparing clinicians for leadership roles within any healthcare setting, this course offers leadership fundamentals for leading others (clinicians and non-clinicians) in the 21st century. At the end of this short course, you will be equipped with contemporary tools and techniques for becoming inspiring healthcare leaders in the Australian healthcare system and beyond. You will reflect on the future of health and the implications for clinicians transitioning into healthcare management and leadership roles.

What are the course learning outcomes?

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Distinguish management and leadership in health.
  • Describe the different approaches to leadership in healthcare and determine their impacts towards the future of work in health.
  • Compare and contrast different models of leadership in healthcare.
  • Select the management and leadership skills relevant to different situations so that you can bring out the best in others: now and in the future.
  • Map and reflect on your existing leadership strengths and areas for development.

What core topics are offered?

The following topics are offered in the course for developing and increasing your knowledge, understanding and skills in fundamentals of clinicians becoming healthcare leaders.

  • Leadership Fundamentals
  • Management vs Leadership
  • Leadership Types and Models for Multiple Healthcare Settings
  • Leading Self and Engaging Others
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Leading Diversity and Inclusion

Who is this course suited to?

Medical and health professionals (clinicians and non-clinicians) from public and private health organisations who are making the transition from individual contributor to leader and influencer of people, or who have been leading others within the last 12 months in a clinical context or health care setting.

Virtual Sessions

All synchronous sessions across the 2-week learning block are from 4:00pm to 6:00pm.

What are the course credentials?

This course is worth 3 UNSW Medicine & Health Executive Certificate in Health (FMECH) points, which provides formal recognition of professional development and reflects 30 hours of study inclusive of pre-work and course attendance. Upon course completion, you will be issued with a UNSW Medicine & Health verifiable credential.

The 30 hours of study and verifiable credential can be counted towards your continuing professional development (CPD). Please check with your college as the credential provides documentary evidence which may substantiate activities claimed under your college program.



Can I use my credit towards further study?

There is an optional assessment associated with this course. All participants will be issued with 3 FMECH points upon completion of the course, but it is essential to complete the assessment if you wish to apply to use the points towards credit for a UNSW postgraduate program in the future.


Price is inclusive of 30 hours of learning, digital badging, online learning resources and optional assessment.

Additional discount available for AMA NSW members! To collect your additional discount, please insert "AMA NSW Discount" in the email subject and ask the Short Course Team.

Further information

Thank you for considering UNSW Medicine & Health Short Courses. Reach us for further information about this short course. Or drop us a line if you would like to receive future short courses for early bird discounts.

We continuously improve our short courses to reflect the needs of our learners and their employers. If you are interested in connecting with us to explore bespoke programs for your organisation or team, please contact us.