HEALTH SERVICE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

CPH5HSR

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students are introduced to financial management in health services, in particular, systems of finance and budgeting. Topics covered include: accounting principles, the analysis and interpretation of financial data and quantitative performance data for management control, and basic techniques of quantitative decision making and operations research for dealing with health service resource utilisation decisions. Students are also introduced to costing and casemix funding. This subject is taught in Mandarin and English for China Health Program students.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAccounting: Business Reporting for Decision MakingRecommendedBirt, J., Chalmers, K., Beal, D., Brooks, S., Byrne, S., Oliver, J.JOHN WILEY & SONS, 2012 (4TH ED).

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. To analyse accounting and financial statements in both Chinese formats and International Accounting Standards format

Activities:
Lectures, case studies, group discussion, assignments

02. To critically reflect on and apply the principles of finance and investment in both Chinese and Western contexts

Activities:
Lectures, case studies, group discussion, assignments

03. To investigate and reflect critically on the management of costs, and how this differs from pricing

Activities:
Lectures, case studies, group discussion, assignments

04. To have advanced knowledge in the creation of budgets and their ongoing management

Activities:
Lectures, case studies, group discussion, assignments

05. To review and critically analyse the manner in which the Australian Health System is fiinanced, with a view to enhancing understanding of Chinese incremental developments

Activities:
Lectures, case studies, group discussion, assignments

Subject options

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China, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Class requirements

Block Mode
One 10.0 days block mode per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,000-word assignment or equivalent20 01, 02
one 1,500-word assignment or equivalent40 01, 02, 03, 04
one 2-hour open book exam consisting of short answer questions & multiple choice questionsExam consists of short answer questions plus a series of multiple choice questions that test the conceptual and reasoning skills of the students.40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

China, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Class requirements

Block Mode
One 10.0 days block mode per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Offered at Harbin Medical University"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,000-word assignment or equivalent20 01, 02
one 1,500-word assignment or equivalent40 01, 02, 03, 04
one 2-hour open book exam consisting of short answer questions & multiple choice questionsExam consists of short answer questions plus a series of multiple choice questions that test the conceptual and reasoning skills of the students.40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Class requirements

Block Mode
One 10.0 days block mode per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,000-word assignment or equivalent20 01, 02
one 1,500-word assignment or equivalent40 01, 02, 03, 04
one 2-hour open book exam consisting of short answer questions & multiple choice questionsExam consists of short answer questions plus a series of multiple choice questions that test the conceptual and reasoning skills of the students.40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05