HME707 - Hospital Operations

Year:

2020 unit information 

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Cloud (online)

Trimester 3: Cloud (online)

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: This unit is only available to students enrolled in H578 - Graduate Certificate of Hospital Administration
Prerequisite:

Nil 

Corequisite:

Nil 

Incompatible with:

Nil 

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Learning experiences are via FutureLearn.

Approximately 150 hours across the trimester, including online materials, readings, online discussions, assessment tasks and at least four online seminars via Bb Collaborate Ultra.

Note:

You will study this unit via the FutureLearn online learning platform. Learn more about
studying through FutureLearn.

Content

This unit explores hospital operations and presents strategies, concepts and methods that can improve the delivery of patient services by increasing efficiency and effectiveness. By providing a toolkit for better understanding and managing queueing, scheduling, capacity planning and process design, this unit equips graduates to seek out, analyse and solve the many causes of hospital delays. By using real world examples that situate hospital operations within the broader health sector and budgetary contexts, the unit will develop your capacity to apply theory, methods and tools to hospital operations both in Australia and internationally.

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