Courses & Units

Clinical Redesign CAM554


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 initiatives and human and relational factors in complex people centred environments. Students will be educated about broader system issues and reform such as more timely care, better access and more efficient use of clinical and other resources. There will be a focus on system efficiency, better patient experience, patient journey, value-adding healthcare and evaluation.


Unit name Clinical Redesign
Unit code CAM554
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Medicine
Coordinator Doctor Mitchell Dwyer
Delivered By University of Tasmania


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023
Semester 2 10/7/2023 8/8/2023 28/8/2023 15/10/2023

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Learning Outcomes

  • Examine the purpose of clinical redesign and its process globally.
  • Demonstrate an appreciation of the importance of research to evidence-based healthcare/services redesign, including the ability to adapt knowledge and skills to diverse contexts and to exercise critical thinking and judgement in developing new understandings.
  • describe, critique and analyse the theories, frameworks and concepts used in clinical redesign.
  • Explain and appraise the importance of defining, analysing and improving processes and systems in healthcare; describe clinical redesign methods and techniques commonly used in the healthcare setting and determine their appropriate applications.
  • Describe possible solutions to the relational challenges inherent in the redesign process. These challenges include, motivating staff in a change fatigued environment, engaging busy clinicians, generating shared solutions, dealing with negativity, and facilitating groups effectively.

Fee Information

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
061399 $1,037.00 $1,037.00 not applicable $2,651.00

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Teaching Pattern

Tutorial 1 hour weekly; Independent learning 8 hours weekly

AssessmentOnline Assessment (10%)|Portfolio (10%)|Final Evaluation Presentation (40%)|Poster Presentation (40%)
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