Courses & Units

The Science and Practice of Clinical Safety and Quality and Accountability 2 BAA545

Rozelle - Sydney

Introduction

The organisational resilience and communication fields of knowledge provide frameworks to review clinical governance arrangements. Additionally, quality improvement theory, techniques and approaches are addressed to equip professionals with the practical skills to enhance safe, high-quality care. This knowledge is used to investigate how to achieve effective performance and monitoring systems.

To operationalise these requirements, this unit investigates the application of the NSQHSS Communicating for Safety and Recognising and Responding to Acute Deterioration Blood Safety Management Standards. Their necessity and integration with other standards in the NSQHSS are also reviewed.

Summary

Unit name The Science and Practice of Clinical Safety and Quality and Accountability 2
Unit code BAA545
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 Helen Almond
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Rozelle - Sydney Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Rozelle - Sydney 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 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

* 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).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Apply legal and ethical frameworks, policies and procedures to clinical safety and quality
  • Evaluate, plan, and initiate effective clinical safety, quality and accountability
  • Critically review the key principles of clinical accountability within the health care context
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
069999 $1,002.00 $1,002.00 not applicable $2,402.00
  • 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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Requisites

Concurrent Prerequisites

BAA543

Teaching

AssessmentAssignment (40%)|Presentation (30%)|Critique (30%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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