MODELS OF EYE SERVICE DELIVERY

ORT5MES

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces you to the importance of quality, efficient, patient-centred delivery of eye health services. You will develop an understanding of the relationship between health policies, evidence-based practice and quality improvement. Using an enquiry-based learning program, you 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 to achieve ambitions now and in the future.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMeri Vukicevic

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites(ORT5CLA OR ORT4CLA) AND (ORT5INC OR ORT4INC) AND ORT4EYS AND (ORT4OMR OR (ORT5OMT AND ORT5LVR))

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

The Australian health care system

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDucket, S. Willcox, S.

Year2011

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherOXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS : MELBOURNE

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

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. Critically reflect on the Australian healthcare system and the drivers behind health reforms.
02. Critically evaluate a program of service delivery.
03. Design and evaluate innovative models of eye health care to improve quality of patient care and service efficiency
04. Design and implement new concepts in service delivery collaboratively and autonomously

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMeri Vukicevic

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
This subject is delivered completely online and includes various online activities equivalent to 36 hours per study period.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

1 hour examination (equivalent to 1000 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4