This unit will enable students to appraise the theory, practice and process for achieving safety and quality in healthcare organisations. The unit focuses on identifying quality management processes, practices and tools for the review and improvement of healthcare delivery. Additionally, strategies and mechanisms for safety and risk management will be identified and evaluated. The focus will be on how managers engage healthcare professionals, patients and the community to deliver safety and quality requirements. The unit identifies tools and implementation requirements of legislative regulations and professional practices. Students will have opportunities to hear from experts across Australia and participate in industry case studies and analysis.
|Unit name||Safety in Health Service Management|
|College/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Australian Institute of Health Service Management|
|Coordinator||Doctor Anne Hogden|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Rozelle - Sydney||Semester 2||Off-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Critically evaluate the theory and practice of safety and quality in healthcare management.
- Investigate safety and risk management in healthcare.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of tools and implementation strategies.
- Appraise legislative regulations and professional practices.
- Critique current approaches and future challenges for safety, quality and risk management.
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|Assessment||Short Answer Questions (15%)|Short Answer Questions (15%)|Assignment (30%)|Assignment (40%)|
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