The Graduate Certificate in Hospital and Health Management will provide contemporary knowledge and skills to enable healthcare managers to excel in Australia’s complex and dynamic health care environment. This course examines International and National healthcare, contemporary reform agendas and governance in health care organisations while allowing you to apply this understanding to your own workplace. You will learn to identify and minimise risk, determine access and equity issues and examine organisational culture to effect positive organisational performance.
Successful graduates would be eligible for employment in managerial positions in hospitals (public, private and not-for-profit), the health services sector and community settings.
|Duration||1 years full-time or 2 years part-time|
|Credit Points that Must be Earned||24|
|Number of Units Required||CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses. Units in postgraduate courses normally consist of 6 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 12, 18, 24).|
|Expected Hours of Study||One point of credit is equivalent to an expectation of approximately two hours of student work per week in a term.|
|Course Type||Postgraduate Award|
|Qualification (post nominal)||GradCert|
|AQF Level||Level 8: Graduate Certificate|
Applicants are required to have a bachelor degree or to show substantial equivalent experience as a health leader or manager in a healthcare setting.
|Interim Awards||Not applicable|
|Exit Awards||Not applicable|
|Professional Accreditation||Not applicable|
|Learned Society Accreditation||Not applicable|
|Optional Residential School||Two units within this course (HHSM20001 and N5571 will be offered on-campus at Melbourne and Sydney.|
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|Course Learning Outcomes|
|Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors||1||2||3||4||5||6|
|1. KNOWLEDGE Have specialised knowledge within a systematic and coherent body of knowledge that may include the acquisition and application of knowledge and skills in a new or existing discipline or professional area|
|2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review,analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge and identify and provide solutions to complex problems|
|3. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to think critically and to generate and evaluate complex ideas|
|4. SKILLS Have specialised technical and creative skills in a field of highly skilled and/or professional practice|
|5. SKILLS Have communication skills to demonstrate an understanding of theoretical concepts|
|6. SKILLS Have communication skills to transfer complex knowledge and ideas to a variety of audiences|
|7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to make high level, independent judgements in a range of technical or management functions in varied specialised contexts|
|8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to initiate, plan, implement and evaluate broad functions within varied specialised technical and/or creative contexts|
|9. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for personal outputs and all aspects of the work or function of others within broad parameters|
|10. FOUNDATIONAL KNOWLEDGE sufficient to undertake qualifications|
|11. ACQUISITION AND APPLICATION of knowledge in new or existing disciplines or professional areas drawn from higher education units|
|12. FOUNDATIONAL SKILLS sufficient to undertake qualifications|
|13. ACQUISITION AND APPLICATION of skills in new or existing disciplines or professional areas drawn from higher education units|
|14. Course content drawn from higher education units|
|Number of units: 4||Total credit points: 24|
|Students must complete the following compulsory units:|
|HHSM20001||Australian Health Care Structures|
|HHSM20002||Managing Access and Equity in Health Care Settings|
|HHSM20003||Using Health Data: Recognising Risk to Initiate Change|
|HHSM29001||Organisational Culture in Health Care Workplaces|