Graduate Certificate in Patient Care Quality and Safety (M5B)

Overview  2021

Entry Requirements

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Duration

Minimum 1 Years, up to a maximum of 2 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

This course may not be available to international students. Please see the International Online Course Guide (PDF 809KB) for courses that are offered to international students

This course is not currently available for applications.

A post-graduate educational offering for all healthcare professionals, this course is focussed on delivering high quality and safe patient-centred care. Equip yourself with the skills and confidence to coordinate improvement initiatives for better patient care in your own workplace through developing and delivering your own quality and safety improvement project, focussing on patient-centred care and utilising a variety of models and frameworks to achieve best practice.

This course will provide you with the opportunity to gain the practical knowledge necessary to examine and integrate research principles and evidence-based practice in your workplace, while contributing to improved health care delivery.

Course structure

This unit provides a framework for understanding the links between knowledge and practice. It is also designed to encourage the development of the capacity of health service leaders to identify and evaluate emerging knowledge relevant to their practice, and to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartSpring school (extended)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides a comprehensive introduction to contemporary healthcare quality and safety with a focus on patient centered care. Students will explore the various definitions of healthcare quality and safety, and the foundations of patient safety and quality improvement design…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this work-integrated unit, students are expected to undertake a quality and safety project within their own workplace by gathering evidence and utilising analytical tools to build a case for change directed at improving quality and safety. Students will acquire…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

In this work-integrated learning unit, students are expected to continue a quality and safety project within their own workplace by adapting an intervention and planning for implementation and evaluation. Students will acquire advanced problem-solving and analytical skills for quality control…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Entry requirements

This course is not accepting applications for 2021.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Detailed tuition fee information for domestic students is available at the Domestic Student Fees website, including additional information in relation to a compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

International students

2021 Total Course Fee (international students): $0 AUD*.

Course cost based on a rate of $16,950 AUD per standard, full-time year of study (100 credit points).

* Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

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1300 363 864
International
+61 3 6226 6200
Email
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