Unit

School Of Health Sciences

Health Services ManagementWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401393.1

Discipline: PUBLIC AND HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Stewart Alford


Incompatible Units
400787 - Health Services Management Practice, 400279 - Health Services Financial Management

Corequisite
401388 Health Administration and Management

Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
The unit builds on previous Health Services Management curriculum. It is focused on the changing role of the health services manager and competencies required to manage and lead health services efficiently and effectively in both current and emerging areas of healthcare and health management. Various management functions are explored through 140 hours of placement with blended learning activities including: strategic management, values-based healthcare, quality and safety, risk and governance, health services policy and performance management, finance and resource allocation.

Special Requirements - Legislative Pre-requisites

Prior to enrolling in this unit students must have submitted a Student Undertaking Form and undertake to apply for a National Police Check, which is required to be submitted before placement. Students must also hold a valid and current First Aid Certificate from a Registered Training Organisation and have submitted a Working with Children Check Student Declaration. Refer to the Special Requirements website for more information.

Student Compliance Information for all Health-Related Placements

Students must meet Western Sydney University course requirements as well as any special, legislated, or policy-mandated requirements.

Western Course Requirements

Visit the Special Requirements webpage for details about your course.

Special Requirements

Mandatory NSW Health student placement policy requirements

To be able to undertake placement in any NSW Health facility you must be assessed as compliant with NSW Health student placement policy in the first year of your course, regardless of when you expect to go on your first placement. Access and read the NSW Student Compliance Information Booklet.

NSW Student Compliance Information Booklet

Please ensure that you

1. Find your existing National Police Check or apply for one

2. Gather documentary evidence of your vaccination history

3. Print and compete all relevant NSW Health forms relevant to the campus you are enrolled at or online enrolment requirements

4. Follow booklet instructions on how to have your compliance documents assessed by NSW health staff.

International students have additional requirements: the link to the booklet will inform you of these requirements.

School Requirements

Contact your School for further details regarding your School’s requirements, if any, such as

  • If you live outside of NSW or Australia and need to meet your state, territory or country’s compliance requirements
  • If you need to meet different state, territory or country compliance requirements.
  • NSW Working with Children Check (WWCC) or other state equivalent, valid for your entire course.
  • Current approved first aid certificate valid for your entire course - approved course providers can be found at the Government Training website
  • Other non-health related requirements.

Student Compliance Resources are also available on the Placements Hub web page.

https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/learning_futures/home/placements_hub/placements_hub/student_compliance


Courses
1865.2Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)CURRENT
2786.3Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT
3711.2Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (Health Information Management)CURRENT
4656.3Bachelor of Health ScienceCURRENT
4741.2Bachelor of Sport DevelopmentCURRENT
4763.2Bachelor of Speech PathologyCONTINUING
4763.3Bachelor of Speech PathologyCURRENT
4789.1Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Science)CURRENT
6000.2Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health ScienceCURRENT
6037.3Diploma in Business/Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT


Specialisations

M4020.1Health Services ManagementCURRENT
M4024.1Health Management StudiesCURRENT
MT4000.1Clinical SciencesCURRENT
MT4001.1Health PromotionCURRENT
MT4002.1Health Services ManagementCURRENT
MT4003.1Public HealthCURRENT
MT4004.1Recreational TherapyCURRENT
SM4002.1Health Practice ManagementCURRENT




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