MPM719 - Contemporary Issues in Compensable Injury Management

Unit details

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Year2014 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

E Underhill



Incompatible with: Nil


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.


The purpose of this unit is to give students an overview of the reasons for the differences in outcomes for compensable injury clients and will:

  • Investigate ways of improving outcomes for compensable injury clients
  • Investigate the effectiveness of preferred provider programs and other allied health initiatives in place across Australian and New Zealand jurisdictions
  • Discuss the management of complex injury claims, including medico legal aspects
  • Provide information on managing catastrophic injuries and chronic diseases.


Assessment 1 (Individual) - Written Assignment (1000 words) - 20%

Assessment 2 (Individual) - Written and Oral presentation -30%

Assessment 3 (Group of up to 4 students) - Written Assignment (5000 words) - 50%

Unit Fee Information

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