Course History

Please note that the information shown below is for an obsolete version of the course. Please select the 'Next Version' button to view more relevant data

Version Effective: 2nd of March, 2021 Next Version
Version Effective: 2nd of March, 2021

PDC87022 - The National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards

Course Details

Course Summary

This online micro-credential will provide an overview of each of the 10 National Standards and outline the relevance to the health professional. The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the commission) was created by Health Ministers in 2006, and funded by all governments on a cost sharing basis, to lead and coordinate health care safety and quality improvements in Australia. The Standards provide a nationally consistent statement of the level of care consumers should be able to expect from health service organisations.

This is a non-creditable micro-credential which is awarded a digital badge and Certificate of Completion which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.


Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements


Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Application Mode
  • Not Applicable
How to Apply

For direct access to the micro-credential, visit our Learning Management Site: Be Different

Simply set up an account on the site to pay and access the micro-credential you wish to study.

Study Area
  • Health
Skill Area
  • Community Services
  • Health
  • Personal Services

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details , including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Standard Micro-Credential Structure

1 hour

  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify each of the 10 Standards of the National Safety and Quality Health Service
  2. Develop an understanding of the relevance to nursing practice
  3. Recognise that the standards were developed to protect consumers, the workforce and organisations through best evidence based practice.

Assessment: Online Quiz

Where and when can I start?
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to this course.

There are currently no intakes for this course.
More Details
No additional details have been provided.