HME712 - Healthcare Operations


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Online
Trimester 2: Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125


Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: HMC701-OD, HMC702-OD
Study commitment

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

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - online

5 x Lectures by Zoom per week over the 11 week trimester plus engagement in online discussion boards.


This unit explores healthcare operations and presents strategies, concepts and methods that can improve the delivery of healthcare 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 myriad causes of delays. By using real world examples that situate healthcare within a broader health sector and budget context, the unit equips students with the capacity to apply theory, methods and tools to healthcare in Australia and internationally.

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