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 range of best-practice clinical redesign models and tools for use within primary, secondary and tertiary health care contexts.
This unit is a prerequisite for CAM510 Clinical Redesign Solutions and Implementation. Students are expected to undertake a small clinical redesign project in their workplace or in a virtual environment as part of CAM509 and CAM510, with assessments tied to key project milestones. This (work integrated) learning approach provides students with the opportunity to improve patient care using evidence-based strategies while working towards an academic qualification.
|Unit name||Clinical Redesign Diagnostics and Analysis|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
|Coordinator||Doctor Phoebe Griffin|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Online||Semester 1||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Online||Semester 2||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Online||Spring school (extended)||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Spring school (extended)||30/10/2023||22/11/2023||26/12/2023||18/2/2024|
* 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 (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).
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).
- Identify and describe a range of methods for the analysis of health service issues and problems.
- Acquire an in-depth knowledge and ability to compare the key clinical redesign approaches to identifying and measuring healthcare for improving quality of care and patient and organisational outcomes.
- Critically review, analyse, and synthesise health service issues for advanced clinical redesign problem-solving.
- Demonstrate knowledge and skills to evaluate service performance and ‘diagnose’ complex health service and improvement issues.
- Identify and select relevant methods to collect and communicate clinical redesign, process and system improvement to relevant key stakeholders.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.
Please note: international students should refer to What is an indicative Fee? to get an indicative course cost.
|Assessment||Online quiz x 4 (10%)|Project plan (40%)|Presentation (10%)|Presentation (40%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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