GHS9850 - Nursing practice and management
12 points, SCA Band 0, 0.250 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Leader: Professor Karen Francis & Professor Margaret O'Connor
The unit gives nursing graduates a program which combines a strong theoretical and practical focus to health services management. Topics on management and administration include: change and organisational structures; power, authority and politics, leadership; people in health service organisation, change and organisational effectiveness. Flexible delivery mode includes optional seminars, which assist the student with applied skills such as quality assurance and best practice models, managing budgets, managing programs, the preparation of business plans and quality improvement plans and program evaluation.
On completion of this unit and with further study and practice, the student will be expected to:
Three assignments: 30%, 20%, 50%
6 hours per week