Rozelle - Sydney
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.
|Unit name||Clinical Governance in Health Care|
|College/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Australian Institute of Health Service Management|
|Coordinator||Doctor Helen Almond|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Rozelle - Sydney||Semester 1||Off-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Rozelle - Sydney||Semester 2||Off-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- 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
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- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
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|Assessment||Presentation (20%)|Case Study (40%)|Critical Reflection (40%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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