MODELS OF EYE SERVICE DELIVERY
Credit points: 15
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
Subject Co-ordinatorMeri Vukicevic
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites(ORT5CLA OR ORT4CLA) AND (ORT5INC OR ORT4INC) AND ORT4EYS AND (ORT4OMR OR (ORT5OMT AND ORT5LVR))
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
The Australian health care system
AuthorDucket, S. Willcox, S.
PublisherOXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS : MELBOURNE
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
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Online
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMeri Vukicevic
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.
1 hour examination (equivalent to 1000 words)
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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.
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.
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