Graduate Certificate (Clinical Redesign) (M5V)

Overview  2023

Entry Requirements

See entry requirements

Duration

Minimum 1 Year, up to a maximum of 3 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

Online
Semester 1, Semester 2

Entry Requirements

See entry requirements

Duration

Minimum 1 Year, up to a maximum of 3 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.

Entry requirements

Location

Online
Semester 1, Semester 2

Healthcare is fundamental to everybody, what clinical redesign is about is improving the healthcare service for patients. The initiatives explored in Clinical Redesign may have a small scope, but the outcomes may have a much larger impact.

In Australia and around the world, demand for healthcare services is escalating amidst pressures to do more with less – this calls for utilising existing resources more efficiently. The Graduate Certificate (Clinical Redesign) equips you to lead the positive change you want to see in healthcare service delivery.

Delivered over 1 year this fully flexible online program is designed to fit around the busy lives of health professionals working in the healthcare industry:

  • your expertise will be developed in planning, implementation and evaluation of evidence-based health service improvements
  • develop your advanced problem solving and analytical skills to help 'diagnose' service delivery issues and inefficiencies

This is the perfect course for anyone motivated by positive change and improvement in healthcare whether you are a practising health professional in a public, private or not-for-profit organisation, or a healthcare service administrator. Your experience will be built upon to equip you with the essential skills, tools and knowledge to lead improvement initiatives. This implies better outcomes for consumers of healthcare.

So enhance your career opportunities and begin the journey into healthcare improvement today.

  • 1 Apply relevant theories, methodologies and frameworks to the redesign of healthcare services, and interpret the influence of contextual factors operating at different levels within your healthcare sector, relevant to health service redesign.
  • 2 Develop critical-thinking skills, drawing on knowledge of relevant theories, frameworks, and contexts, to improve practices within a person-centred healthcare context.
  • 3 Select and apply relevant frameworks, methodologies and sources of evidence to analyse and implement contextually fit-for-purpose healthcare improvements
  • 4 Demonstrate personal insight, communication skills and leadership skills as a vehicle for transfer of knowledge to a variety of audiences towards the continual improvement of healthcare services, at a local level.
  • Career outcomes

    Enhancement of their role as healthcare professionals with the ability to plan and evaluate evidence-based healthcare/services improvements into practice. By consolidating and advancing communication skills, students will be able to build more effective relationships with patients and other health professionals.

    Course structure

    Students completing this unit will acquire advanced problem-solving and analytical skills for the ‘diagnosis’ of service delivery blockages, quality and safety issues, and system inefficiencies. The unit draws upon a solid theoretical and empirical basis, and introduces students to a…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineSpring school (extended)

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

    Students completing this unit will acquire advanced problem-solving skills, encompassing the design of targeted clinical redesign solutions to meet identified quality and safety issues, gaps, and system inefficiencies found within health services. The unit draws upon a solid theoretical and…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineSpring school (extended)

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

    This unit provides a framework for understanding the links between knowledge and practice. It is about considering the when, why and, importantly, how of translational research in practice. It is also designed to encourage the development of the capacity of…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineSpring school (extended)

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

    This unit introduces students to the clinical redesign methodology and its process. Students will learn about effective redesign methods, theories and frameworks in a global context to prepare them to initiate clinical redesign in practice. Students will learn about evaluating…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    Entry requirements

    • Completed undergraduate degree (at AQF 7 level) from an Australian higher education provider in a health or human welfare studies and services field, or equivalent overseas qualification, or
    • Alternatively, completed undergraduate degree (at AQF 7 level) from an Australian higher education provider in any discipline, AND
    • At least five years relevant professional and/or industry experience in a health or human welfare studies and services field.

    Admission to most postgraduate coursework courses at the University of Tasmania require qualifications equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree. Applicants must achieve the required grade in their qualifying studies, meet any prerequisite subjects, and meet English language requirements to be eligible for an offer.

    English Language Requirements

    For students who do not meet the English Language Requirement through citizenship , evidence of an approved English language test completed within the last 2 years must be provided. See the English Language Requirements page for more information.

    Course Specific Requirements

    • Completed undergraduate degree (at AQF 7 level) from an Australian higher education provider in a health or human welfare studies and services field, or equivalent overseas qualification, or
    • Alternatively, completed undergraduate degree (at AQF 7 level) from an Australian higher education provider in any discipline, AND
    • At least five years relevant professional and/or industry experience in a health or human welfare studies and services field.

    Applications for credit can be made in your course application. Find out more information about how to apply for a credit transfer/advanced standing at Recognition of Prior Learning.

    Talk to us on 1300 363 864 or enquire online about your credit transfer.

    Students who complete the Graduate Certificate (Clinical Redesign) can articulate into the Graduate Diploma and Master of Healthcare Redesign. The Graduate Certificate (Clinical Redesign) is an exit award for the Graduate Diploma of Healthcare Redesign and Master of Healthcare Redesign

    Fees & scholarships

    Domestic students

    Options for this course

    Cost shouldn’t get in the way of you studying.

    If you’re a domestic undergraduate student, you may be eligible for a Commonwealth Supported Place in this course. This means your fees will be subsidised by the Australian Government. You’ll only need to pay the student contribution amount for each unit you study within the course.

    You may also be able to defer payment of the student contribution amount by accessing a HECS-HELP loan from the Government. If eligible, you’ll only have to pay your tuition fees once you start earning above a specific amount.

    Further information is available at Scholarships, fees and costs.

    Student contribution

    Student contribution amounts are charged for each unit of study. This means that how much you’ll pay will depend on which units you choose. Find out more about student contribution amounts.

    Further information

    Detailed fee information for domestic students is available at Scholarships, fees and costs, including additional information in relation to the compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

    International students

    2023 Total Course Fee (international students): $10,975 AUD*.

    Course cost based on a rate of $21,950 AUD per standard, full-time year of study (100 credit points).

    * Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

    International students

    International students are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the annual rate. International students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

    Scholarships

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

    How can we help?

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    Domestic
    1300 363 864
    International
    +61 3 6226 6200
    Email
    Course.Info@utas.edu.au
    Online
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