Courses & Units

Management in Health and Human Services CAM620

Introduction

This broad unit introduces students to the interrelationship between health law and ethics, strategic planning, financial resource
management and health policy development. It aims to help students develop a clear understanding of the dynamics of the healthcare environment and the importance of a partnership approach amongst health and human service agencies. It provides managers with the tools to analyse change and develop effective strategies for managing in a rapidly changing healthcare environment and influencing system change.
Participants are expected to draw on relevant empirical and theoretical work as well as reflecting on their own workplace and lived
experience as they investigate and deepen their understanding of health and human service management.

Summary

Unit name Management in Health and Human Services
Unit code CAM620
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Medicine
Coordinator Kate Fennell
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Online Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

Please check that your computer meets the minimum System Requirements if you are attending via Distance/Off-Campus.

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 10/7/2023 8/8/2023 28/8/2023 15/10/2023

* 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).

About Census Dates

Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate complex legal and ethical issues in the health and human service context.
  • Articulate and defend positions on a range of clinical/service delivery issues at the intersection of healthcare policy, law and ethics in a respectful manner that acknowledges contrasting perspectives.
  • Critically reflect on health system policy development and implementation including the impact on your workplace.
  • Apply strategic and financial management principles to the management of health and human services and consider their impact
  • Critically reflect upon your own managerial practice related to using strategic management principles to resolve legal, ethical and professional issues arising in clinical practice, service delivery, and community development.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
not applicable

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.

If you have any questions in relation to the fees, please contact UConnect or more information is available on StudyAssist.

Please note: international students should refer to What is an indicative Fee? to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Flexible on-line with discussion board participation and seminar if practicable.

AssessmentLegal Case Study (25%)|Discussion Board participation (25%)|Essay (25%)|Reflective Essay (25%)
TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable

Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

LinksBooktopia textbook finder

The University reserves the right to amend or remove courses and unit availabilities, as appropriate.