Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will consolidate your learning by preparing a report of the findings from a quality improvement project, developing evidence-based practice recommendations suitable for the workplace. This practice-focused subject will teach you professional skills and allow you to showcase your skills to your peers and the broader community.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJo Spong

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesYou will participate in summative and formative activities including online lectures, reflective activities, participation with peers, analysisof journal articles, online quizzes, written assessments and an oral presentation.

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules



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

Career Ready


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. Critically evaluate outcomes of quality improvement projects.
02. Develop evidence-based practice recommendations.
03. Communicate quality improvement project processes and outcomes professionally to peers.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 3, Online


Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJo Spong

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 18 - 23
One 2.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 23 and delivered via online.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Report of project findings (2000 word equivalent)

N/AReportIndividualNo35 SILO1

 Recommendations developed from project findings and the literature (2000 word equivalent).

N/AReportIndividualNo35 SILO2

 Presentation of quality improvement project process and outcomes (1500 word equivalent).

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo30 SILO3