Courses & Units

Risk Management and Governance CAM621

Hobart

Introduction

This unit examines current concepts, trends and barriers in risk, risk management and governance including clinical governance. In particular it explores the content and relationship between medico-legal issues; clinical error; consumer rights and services; occupational health systems; quality of service strategies; the systems and structures for the management of the law/health interface; and governance. On completion, participants should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the drivers behind the evolution of governance systems and devise implementation strategies.

Summary

Unit name Risk Management and Governance
Unit code CAM621
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Medicine
Teaching staff

Wendy Quinn

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 25/2/2019 22/3/2019 15/4/2019 2/6/2019

* 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 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2019: $1,369.00 2019: $2,863.00 060101

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Flexible on-line Distance

Assessment
  1. Discussion Board participation, 1500 words (25%)
  2. Essay, 1000 words (20%)
  3. Report, 1000 words (20%)
  4. Proposal, 2000 words(35%)
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Textbooks

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