BUSM 3015 Health Services Management Practice

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 400787

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Description The subject begins with an overview of the complexity and variability of health services and provides an understanding of component organisations, federal and state policy issues and environmental factors including the role of the private sector and non-government organisations. The changing role of the health services manager and competencies required for effective managing are examined. Influences on organisations are reviewed, including structures, culture, power and politics. Various management functions are explored through 140 hours of placement e.g. strategic planning, performance management, people management including workplace relations, conflict resolution, resource management (financial and asset), risk management, health and safety in the workplace and quality assurance.

School Health Sciences

Discipline Public and Health Care Administration

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject

Pre-requisite(s) BUSM 2020

Equivalent Subjects LGYA 7186 - Health Services Management 2

Special Requirements

Legislative pre-requisites

Prior to enrolling in this subject, students must undertake to apply for a National Police Check, which is required to be submitted before placement, and a Working with Children Check Student Declaration. Use the link to the Special Requirements webpage below for more information.

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Special Requirements

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Type Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Report 1,500 words 20 N Individual
Presentation 20 minute presentation and 1,000 word handout 30 N Individual
Reflection 2,000 words 40 N Individual
Viva Voce 140 hour placement and 10 minute viva voce 10 Y Individual

Teaching Periods

Autumn (2022)

Campbelltown

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Sydney City Campus - Term 1 (2022)

Sydney City

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Sydney City Campus - Term 3 (2022)

Parramatta - Victoria Rd

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Autumn (2023)

Campbelltown

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Sydney City Campus - Term 1 (2023)

Sydney City

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