Courses & Units

Clinical Governance in Health Care BAA543

Introduction

Theories of regulation, governance and national standards for accreditation are reviewed to provide a foundation for organisational management requirements and clinical systems for effective, sustainable high-quality health care. Health care organisations need for effective understanding of and approaches to risk management, interprofessional practice and continuous quality improvement are reviewed. Analysis will investigate the effectiveness of clinical governance systems for assessing, monitoring, and improving management and clinical systems.

To operationalise these requirements, this unit reviews the overarching National Model Clinical Governance Framework (NMCGF) and National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (NSQHSS) to determine appropriate systems for clinical governance, accountability and clinical performance and effectiveness. This involves the review and application of the NSQHSS Clinical Governance Standard.

Summary

Unit name Clinical Governance in Health Care
Unit code BAA543
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Australian Institute of Health Service Management
Coordinator Doctor Sheree Lloyd
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Online Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Online Semester 2 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 2 10/7/2023 8/8/2023 28/8/2023 15/10/2023
Semester 1 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023

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Learning Outcomes

  • Analyse implications of change, complexity, and ambiguity on health and work practices
  • Apply clinical governance to the provision of high standards of quality and safety in healthcare
  • Describe the relationship between principles of governance and legislature
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
$1,037.00 $1,037.00 not applicable $2,522.00

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Teaching

AssessmentCritical Reflection (40%)|ePoster (20%)|Case Study (40%)
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Textbooks

Required

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