Courses & Units

Foundations of Integrated Care BAA752

Rozelle - Sydney

Introduction

The unit enables students to examine the foundation of implementing integrated care in health and across Australian communities. There is a specific focus on investigating inter-professional collaboration and practice for the delivery of whole of person care. Students will examine and evaluate integrated care models and their suitability for different healthcare contexts. Students will critically appraise integrated care KPI’s to achieve efficient and effective healthcare services. Students will have opportunities to hear from experts across Australia and participate in industry case studies and analysis.

Summary

Unit name Foundations of Integrated Care
Unit code BAA752
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 Nazlee Siddiqui
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
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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

* 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).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Analyse theories that guide practices of integrated care in the delivery of health services across Australian communities.
  • Identify, evaluate and prioritise integrated care models for healthcare settings of different contexts.
  • Assess and improve KPIs for integrated care from the perspective of different stakeholders.
  • Appraise the management challenges and opportunities associated within inter-professional collaborative practice across the continuum of care.
  • Judge future practices, theories and challenges for integrated care within the whole systems perspective.
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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Teaching

AssessmentReport (40%)|Presentation (25%)|Critique (35%)
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Textbooks

Required

There is no prescribed text or software for this unit. The learning materials of the unit will be drawn from publications, journal articles and other credible sources/websites. You will be able to access the learning materials through the Learning Content section of the MyLO unit. Journal articles and other readings will be made available throughout the semester via MyLO. 

Recommended

There is a set of lecture slides, recommended and supplementary readings available in the Learning Content section of MyLO. 
In addition to these readings on MyLO, you are also expected to be familiar with the key academic journals in the discipline from which useful insights may be derived. In particular, you are encouraged to review regularly the relevant papers that are published in:
Australian Journal of Primary Health
British Medical Journal
BMJ Quality and Safety
BMC Health Services Research
Health Systems and Reform
Health Affairs
Health Policy
International Journal of Care Coordination
international Journal of Integrated Care
International Journal of Healthcare Quality Assurance
Journal of Health Organization and Management 
Journal of Patient-Reported Outcomes
Journal of Health Services Research & Policy
The New Zealand Medical Journal
Please also review regularly the relevant reports that are published the following websites: 
International integrated care
The King’s fund at https://www.kingsfund.org.uk/
International foundation of integrated care at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/
WHO integrated care at https://www.who.int/servicedeliverysafety/areas/people-centred-care/en/ and http://www.euro.who.int/en/health-topics/Health-systems/health-services-delivery/publications/2016/integrated-care-models-an-overview-2016
NHS England integrated care systems at https://www.england.nhs.uk/integratedcare/integrated-care-systems/

Integrated care in Australia
https://ahha.asn.au/tags/integrated-care
https://www.racp.edu.au/advocacy/policy-and-advocacy-priorities/integrated-care
https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/integratedcare/pages/default.aspx
https://www2.health.vic.gov.au/primary-and-community-health/primary-care/integrated-care

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