HEALTH SERVICE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

CPH5HSR

2021

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 case mix funding. This subject is taught in Mandarin and English for China Health Program students.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Accounting: Business Reporting for Decision Making

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBirt, J., Chalmers, K., Beal, D., Brooks, S., Byrne, S., Oliver, J.

Year2012

Edition/Volume4TH ED

PublisherJOHN WILEY & SONS

ISBNN/A

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. To analyse accounting and financial statements in both Chinese formats and International Accounting Standards format
02. To critically reflect on and apply the principles of finance and investment in both Chinese and Western contexts
03. To investigate and reflect critically on the management of costs, and how this differs from pricing
04. To have advanced knowledge in the creation of budgets and their ongoing management
05. To review and critically analyse the manner in which the Australian Health System is financed, with a view to enhancing understanding of Chinese incremental developments

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Class requirements

Block ModeWeek: 0 - 0
One 10.00 d block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1,000-word assignment or equivalentN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2
One 1,500-word assignment or equivalentN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2-hour open book exam consisting of short answer questions & multiple choice questions Exam consists of short answer questions plus a series of multiple choice questions that test the conceptual and reasoning skills of the students.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

China (Harbin Medical Uni), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Class requirements

Block ModeWeek: 0 - 0
One 10.00 d block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1,000-word assignment or equivalentN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2
One 1,500-word assignment or equivalentN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2-hour open book exam consisting of short answer questions & multiple choice questions Exam consists of short answer questions plus a series of multiple choice questions that test the conceptual and reasoning skills of the students.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

China (Harbin Medical Uni), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Class requirements

Block ModeWeek: 0 - 0
One 10.00 d block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Offered at Harbin Medical University

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1,000-word assignment or equivalentN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2
One 1,500-word assignment or equivalentN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2-hour open book exam consisting of short answer questions & multiple choice questions Exam consists of short answer questions plus a series of multiple choice questions that test the conceptual and reasoning skills of the students.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5