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Area/Catalogue
HLTH 5202

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
170832

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

Course aim

To develop and enhance student understanding of quality and safety, and risk management standards that apply in the Australian health and aged care sectors, together with knowledge of the processes and tools that can be applied to manage and improve client outcomes

Course content

Quality and safety frameworks used in the Australian health and aged care sectors; Contemporary clinical risk management in Australia and internationally; The role of clinical governance in managing risk and improving outcomes including change management; The role of policy and legislation in facilitating improvements in and maintenance of quality and safety.

Textbook(s)

Evans, JR & Lindsay, WM 2020, Managing for Quality and Performance Excellence, 11th, Cengage Learning

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Workshop 3 hours x weekly
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Online (Live discussion) 1 hour x Weekly

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
e-portfolio 1000 words 20% -
Group presentation - 20% 30 minutes
Assignment 3000 words 60% -
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
e-portfolio 1000 words 20% -
Group presentation - 20% 30 minutes
Assignment 3000 words 60% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 4C)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

Course Coordinators

UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

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