Courses & Units

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

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 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 1 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023
Semester 2 10/7/2023 8/8/2023 28/8/2023 15/10/2023

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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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
$1,037.00 $1,037.00 not applicable $2,522.00

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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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