The Rise of Clinical Leadership

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The rise of clinical leadership in recent years can be thought of as a response to the invitation (from organisations) for clinicians to engage in leadership practices, traditionally thought of as roles reserved for administrators and/or professional health service managers only.

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Recent literature has argued that clinical leadership could be the solution to current problems faced by health service organisations locally and globally.


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Debra Curran
09 Feb 2021
Very clear and concise presentation on Clinical Leadership
Jaida Wilson
22 May 2023
Enrolled Nurse
Good preliminary introduction
Georgia Sirec
02 Apr 2021
This article is a great source to learn about clinical leadership or refresh your knowledge and teaching on the topic. It is also great when coupled with another article available on Ausmed titled: Driving Change.
Craig Stewart
30 Oct 2022
I learned a lot from this topic Thank you
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Amanda Cole
29 May 2023
Great read and very informative!
Janeese Kenyon
21 Nov 2019
Good reiteration of the importance of sound clinical leadership.
Michelle Lathum
20 Oct 2022
General knowledge
Glenys Goddard
01 Feb 2023
Registered Nurse
This course was informative and insightful. Learning about clinical leadership ensures peers are being treated with the utmost respect and able to clearly communicate without feelings of bias and judgement. Leadership incorporates peer recognition, leadership potential and roles of important leaderhsip.
Allison Chafer
02 Nov 2022
Registered Nurse
Interesting read thank you for the resource.
Margaret Duscher
19 Oct 2022
Very informative
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