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.
|Unit name||Management in Health and Human Services|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
Tasmanian School of Medicine
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|3||2020: $1,394.00||2020: $2,525.00||060101|
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Flexible on-line with discussion board participation and seminar if practicable.
Discussion Board participation (1000 words) (25%)
Legal Case Study (1000 words) (25%)
Two written assignments (1500 words each) (25% each).
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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