MODELS OF EYE SERVICE DELIVERY

ORT5MES

2019

Credit points: 15

This subject addresses La Trobe's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Essential. Innovation and Entrepreneurship is about using your creativity to generate new ideas, understand and solve complex problems and thrive in a fast-changing world.

Subject outline


This subject introduces students to the importance of quality, efficient,patient-centred delivery of eye health services. You will explore the relationship between health policies,evidence-based practice and quality improvement. Using an enquiry-based learning program, students will learn how to design, implement and evaluate quality improvement programs in clinical settings. You will also be exposed to the numerous issues, drivers, demands, complexities and consequent impacts related to change and improvement in the clinical setting. This subject addresses La Trobe's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Essential by developing the ability to tackle problems creatively, generate new ideas, take calculated risks and create change toachieve ambitions  now and in the future.

SchoolSchool Allied Health,Human Serv & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMeri Vukicevic

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ORT4CLA (or ORT5CLA) and ORT5INC (or ORT4INC) and ORT4EYS and ORT4OMR (or ORT5OMT and ORT5LVR)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsThe Australian Health Care SystemPrescribedDuckett, S. Willcox, S. 2015OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS : MELBOURNE

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically reflect on the Australian healthcare system and the drivers behind health reforms.

Activities:
Online activities, Written Assignment, Personal Reflection
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

02. Critically evaluate programs of service delivery.

Activities:
Online activities, Written Assignment, Group Collaboration and Discussion
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Design and evaluate innovative models of eye health care to improve quality of patient care and service efficiency

Activities:
Online activities, Written Assignment,
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Quantitative Literacy)

04. Design and implement new concepts in service delivery collaboratively and autonomously

Activities:
Online activities, Written Assignment, Group Collaboration and Discussion
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMeri Vukicevic

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"This subject is delivered completely online and includes various online activities equivalent to 36 hours per study period."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1 hour examination (equivalent to 1000 words)20 01, 02, 03, 04
1x 2200 word individual assignmentStudents will be required to reflect on an aspect of the Australian healthcare system which is topical in the media at the present time. For example, the use of digital databases.50 01
1x team assignment (1300 words per student, working in groups of 5)Students will work in small groups to evaluate a model of service they have observed whilst on clinical placement. They will then re-design this service to improve patient care and service delivery. The innovative component of this assignment will address the La Trobe University essential of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.30 02, 03, 04