The effective governance and management of aged care services is a critical requirement to ensure: safe, high-quality care for vulnerable older Australians; and, the financial viability of organisations.
This course is designed for health care professionals looking to develop skills in effective leadership, governance and management of aged care services. Your studies will cover a range of governance arrangements, including accountability and transparency requirements for staff, managers and boards. Key assessments will test your ability to critically assess the knowledge, structures and systems required to effectively govern, organise and manage residential aged care organisations. You will also learn to identify, monitor and improve key elements of organisational functioning, within complex health networks.
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a) Australian Bachelor Degree or equivalent level standard in any other institution in an unrelated discipline and a minimum of one year relevant work experience in the health sector OR
b) A minimum of five years approved relevant work experience in the health sector or other special circumstances (e.g. post-secondary qualifications) as approved by the Dean or delegated authority.
|CLO1||Critically analyse leadership theories and styles in Aged Care contexts|
|CLO2||Demonstrate a range of decision making and leadership skills in problem solving, change and conflict management, accounting for and respecting cultural diversity and the needs of healthcare stakeholders.|
|CLO3||Analyse foundational and contemporary health service management theory, principles and processes, and reflect on their efficacy in current practice.|
|CLO4||Demonstrate leadership communication on management, motivation, and workplace culture required for effective leadership.|
This course comprises 4 x 12.5 credit point coursework units and is offered part-time by distance study.
The recommended pattern of enrolment for students commencing in Semester 2, 2021 OR Spring School (late), 2021 is:
Semester 2, 2021 OR Spring School (late), 2021
Semester 1, 2022