Programme Short Title Certificate in Clinical Governance, Leadership and Evidence-Based Veterinary Care
Programme Code 1394
Mode of Delivery Part Time
No. of Semesters 2
Semesters Per Stage 2
NFQ Level 8
Programme Credits 15
Language of Instruction English
Field of Study 0841 - Veterinary
Educational Aim of Programme n/a
External Code

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

On successful completion of this programme the learner should be able to :

# Description
PLO1 Evaluate relevant literature in relation to evidence-based veterinary nursing care and create an evidence-based knowledge summary
PLO2 Critically evaluate the knowledge, skills and practices of traditional and contemporary leadership styles.
PLO3 Develop a clinical audit tool applicable to veterinary practice.
PLO4 Differentiate between leadership and management, and the role and importance of both in the context of a veterinary practice
PLO5 Apply the principles of clinical governance to improve the quality of veterinary care.
PLO6 Identify the personal strengths, qualities and mindsets required to ensure effective leadership at all levels within a veterinary practice
PLO7 Analyse how organisational structure, group processes and individual differences impact on effective leadership in a veterinary practice.
PLO8 Appraise current practice to reduce errors and enhance patient safety.
PLO9 Reflect upon and evaluate their own personal leadership style.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Title
57086 Clinical Governance & Evidence-based Veterinary Care

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Title
57084 Veterinary Leadership