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HME703 - Clinical Leadership 3: Clinicians Consumers and Their System

Unit details

Year2015 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 medinfo@deakin.edu.au.*

Unit chair:

Grant Phelps

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:Nil
Contact hours:

36 hours in one 5 day residential

Note:

* 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.

Content

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

Assessment task 1: Written assignment (2500 words) 40%

Assessment task 2: Individual presentation (20 minutes) 40%

Assessment task 3: Written reflective piece (750 words) 20%

Unit Fee Information

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