About the Course

The components of this module give us the key components to excel as clinical leaders. The module cognitively frames non-technical skills as the gateway to robust leadership attributes. The module examines aspects such as:

  • 360 Vs 90 degree leadership 
  • Traits of effective leadership 
  • Anchoring good practice 
  • Cognitive resilience tips 
  • The mental model
  • Conflict management 
  • The power of agreement

These are a few of the subjects covered. The module is designed to unearth the non-technical skills that will cause you to approach the patient and the team differently in order to harness the best from both. We summarise with the best leadership tips from practice that separates the 'great clinicians from the good clinicians'. 

This course approximately takes 1 hour to complete.

Foundation Programme Curriculum

This course covers the following Foundation Programme Curriculum areas:

6. Communicates clearly in a variety of settings

7. Works effectively as a team member

8. Demonstrates leadership skills

About the Author

World Extreme Medicine

World Extreme Medicine (formerly Expedition & Wilderness Medicine) is the world’s leading provider of expedition, wilderness and remote medicine training courses for medical professionals.WEM was born out of expeditions over 20 years ago, while we have changed and grown, we continue to lead the way in outstanding and inspirational training. Alongside exciting training we also offer extensive consultancy and medical support for projects across the globe. If you have a project you’d like help with please get in touch HERE.

Course Curriculum

  • 1


    • Introduction

    • Leadership

    • Clinical leader

    • Team leadership

    • A good leader

    • Learning outcomes

    • Essential components of leadership

    • Traits of an effective leader

    • 360 degrees leader

    • 90 degree leader

    • Modelling

    • Anchoring

    • Square breathing

    • Closed loop communication

    • Situational awareness

    • Art of delegation

    • Mental model

    • Mental model - part 2

    • De-escalation and rapport

    • Power of agreement

    • Verbal de-escalation

    • Conflict management

    • Graded assertiveness

    • Five step advocacy

    • Matching and mirroring

    • Mirroring

    • Speak the Same Language

    • People integrate

    • Summary

    • Conclusion

  • 2


    • Quiz