Courses & Units

Introduction to Quality Health Services CNA423

Launceston

Note:

This unit is also available in the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and  Masters in Quality Services (Health and Safety).

Introduction

Students completing this unit will have acquired knowledge of existing health service models, the internal and external factors that influence the delivery of quality services, and the best-practice models for quality service design.

Summary

Unit name Introduction to Quality Health Services
Unit code CNA423
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
Discipline Nursing
Coordinator

Ugenthiri Naiker

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Launceston 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 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

* 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 (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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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
061399 $993.00 $993.00 not applicable $2,402.00

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Flexible

Assessment

Assessment Task 1: Online Quiz  25%
Assessment Task 2: Research Report and Infographic 45%
Assessment Task 3: Online Discussion 30%

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Textbooks

Required

Berwick, D.M 2014, Promising care:How We Can Rescue Health by Improving It, San Francisco, CA, Jossey-Bass (Wiley)

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