Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Strategic Management in Action for Nurses and Midwives

This short programme will provide registered nurses/midwives with evidenced based knowledge to critically develop nurses’ theoretical and practical understanding of strategic management. The programme will introduce participants to the models of strategic management utilised in nursing, midwifery and healthcare delivery and will draw on strategy as a means of promoting evidence based practice through values based care that is driven by ethics and excellence, thereby enhancing participants’ confidence, skills and competences in the development and implementation of strategy.

Programme duration 6 hours
Entry requirements Registered nurses and midwives
  • Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery, RCSI Continuing Nursing & Midwifery Education Units: 6 CNMEUs
  • Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) Continuing Education Units: 6 CEUs
Assessment No
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Programme contact

Ms Catherine Clune Mulvaney, Operations & Education Manager, Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland


Programme aims

  • To provide registered nurses and midwives with up-to-date, evidenced based knowledge to develop nurses’ and midwives’ theoretical and practical understanding of strategic management- in- action by appraisal, analysis and application of strategy principles relevant to practice.
  • To support registered nurses and midwives in enhancing their confidence, skills and competences through evidence based knowledge and practice relevant to strategic management.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this CPD programme, participants will be able to:
  • Critically discuss the central concepts and approaches in strategic management and its application in nursing, midwifery and healthcare.
  • Critically discuss how a sound knowledge of strategic management will contribute to improving patient care delivery in diverse areas of practice.
  • Critically analyse how strategic management principles will contribute to ethical, values based best practice.
  • Critically analyse how knowledge of strategy will promote evidence based practice-in-action thereby enhancing participants’ skills and competences in care delivery.
  • Critically evaluate approaches to healthcare and organisational models of healthcare that draw on strategy, as a means to providing quality based care delivery.
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