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HME703 - Clinical Leadership 3: Clinicians Consumers and Their System

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1 2016: Residential

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in H702 Master of Clinical Leadership, other students wanting to enrol please contact*

Unit chair:

Grant Phelps



Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

36 hours in one 5 day residential to be held at the Deakin Management Centre, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)^


*This unit is suitable for clinicians in one of the registered professions who wish to develop their skills in clinical leadership. Clinicians who are not from one of the registered professions should contact the Course Director, who has discretion to consider enrolment of other professions.
^There are additional fees associated with the residential. For more information on fees please refer to:


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.


Assessment task 1: Written assignment (2500 words) 50%
Assessment task 2: Individual presentation (20 minutes) 35%
Assessment task 3: Written reflective piece (750 words) 15%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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