Courses & Units

Management in Health and Human Services CAM620

Hobart

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
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
Tasmanian School of Medicine
Discipline Medicine
Coordinator

Kate Fennell

Teaching staff

Debra Rigby

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

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

Key

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

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

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Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
060101 $1,412.00 $1,412.00 not applicable $2,525.00

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Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

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

Assessment

Discussion Board participation (1000 words) (25%)

Legal Case Study (1000 words) (25%)

Two written assignments (1500 words each) (25% each).

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Textbooks

Required

Recommended

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