This unit is also available in the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Masters in Quality Services (Health and Safety).
Students completing this unit will have acquired knowledge of existing health service models, the internal and external factors that influence the delivery of quality services, and the best-practice models for quality service design.
|Unit name||Introduction to Quality Health Services|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Health and Medicine
School of Health Science
Professor Steve Campbell
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic|
|Hobart||Spring school (extended)||On-Campus||International|
|Launceston||Spring school (extended)||Off-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified. Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*: the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.
*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Spring school (extended)||30/10/2017||23/11/2017||22/12/2017||13/2/2018|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2017: $1,131.00||2017: $2,168.00||061399|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Assignment (2000 words) 50%; online discussion and reflection (1500 words) 30%; online test 20%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Berwick, D.M 2014, Promising care:How We Can Rescue Health by Improving It, San Francisco, CA, Jossey-Bass (Wiley)
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- Hobart, Semester 1
- Hobart, Semester 2
- Hobart, Spring school (extended)
- Launceston, Semester 1
- Launceston, Semester 2
- Launceston, Spring school (extended)
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