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HME703 - Clinical Leadership 3: Clinicians Consumers and Their System

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2 2015: Residential

EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in H702 Master of Clinical Leadership

Unit chair:

G Phelps



Contact hours:

36 hours in one 5 day residential

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


This unit aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the delivery arm of the Australian healthcare system – the clinical context and its relationship with the consumer context.   In addition, the unit will consider the policy and strategic issues currently facing those who provide and receive healthcare within the Australian healthcare system. Clinical leadership will be further expanded in the context of the clinical engagement. Clinical leadership will be introduced in the context of a wider discussion about leadership of systems. Students will hear from industry and experts and will have an opportunity to explore contemporary clinical service level leadership challenges through group based interactions and assessment task based in a personal clinical improvement project.


Written assignment (3000 words) 40%, individual presentation (20 minutes) 40%, written reflective piece (1500 words) 20%

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