This course provides an introduction to health care systems, clinical governance and policy analysis. The institutional structure of the Australian health system will be covered in broad outline, with comparisons to alternative systems and illustration of the major economic aspects of the system. We will then examine the governance and management of clinical care and the stewardship of the health of the population. The course will conclude by considering how to construct a policy analysis of health issues and reform proposals. The one semester course will be taught over four hours contact time per week with associated readings, and include presentations from experts involved in the operation and reform of the health system, as well as student presentations.
Course syllabus will include:
• Introduction to health care systems
- Public, private and charitable institutions of the health sector in Australia
- Economics, finance and markets in the Australian system
• Clinical governance/health stewardship
- Managing health service clinical performance
- Clinician performance
• Policy analysis
- The purpose of government and policy
- Administrative technologies
Other InformationThis course will run on Thursday afternoons, 2-5pm, over Weeks 1-13 of Semester 1, 2015.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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|Class start date
|Last day to enrol
|Class end date
|Mode Of Delivery
|16 Feb 2015
|06 Mar 2015
|31 Mar 2015
|29 May 2015