HEALTH SERVICE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

CPH5HSR

2014

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 for China Health Program students.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions China Health Program students only: this subject is taught in Mandarin at Bundoora campus and also in China.

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).

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China, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Class requirements

Block Mode
One 5.0 days block mode per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,000-word assignment or equivalent20
one 1,500-word assignment or equivalent40
one 2-hour exam40

China, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Class requirements

Block Mode
One 5.0 days block mode per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,000-word assignment or equivalent20
one 1,500-word assignment or equivalent40
one 2-hour exam40

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Class requirements

Block Mode
One 5.0 days block mode per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,000-word assignment or equivalent20
one 1,500-word assignment or equivalent40
one 2-hour exam40

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Class requirements

Block Mode
One 5.0 days block mode per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,000-word assignment or equivalent20
one 1,500-word assignment or equivalent40
one 2-hour exam40

Melbourne, 2014, Week 15-31, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Class requirements

Block Mode
One 5.0 days block mode per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,000-word assignment or equivalent20
one 1,500-word assignment or equivalent40
one 2-hour exam40

Melbourne, 2014, Week 35-13, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Class requirements

Block Mode
One 5.0 days block mode per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,000-word assignment or equivalent20
one 1,500-word assignment or equivalent40
one 2-hour exam40