CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT

PTY5CDM

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will integrate core strands of theory knowledge and practice with contemporary health needs of individuals, groups, communities and populations. You will develop knowledge and skills in interventions and management plans for people with chronic conditions in both group and individual contexts as well as health leadership and change management skills. You will critique models of health, theories of health behaviour and apply innovative problem-solving skills to health-related scenarios covering a range of chronic conditions. Principles of ethical leadership, change management, social justice, cultural competence, interprofessional, person-centred, evidence-based practice and critical reflection approaches will be adopted during the exploration of topics.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLisa Hanson

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesYou will engage in a range of activities including workshops, seminars online learning modules, lectures and written reports designed to achieve and assess your performance in alignment with the subject’s intended learning outcomes. You will receive timely feedback (formal and informal) about your performance on these activities to support your learning

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted into one of the following courses: HZPHPB, HZPHPP, HZHSPB, HMPYPB, HMPYP; and must have passed: PTY5ELG and PTY5MCP. OR Must be admitted into HZESPB and must have passed: EXS3AEB; OR be admitted into HMEPB.

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

Learning resources

National Strategic Framework for Chronic Conditions

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorAustralian Health Ministers' Advisory Council

Year2017

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherAustralian Government Canberra

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 evaluate and design evidence-based recommendations for partnerships of care for clients with chronic conditions
02. Develop and evaluate culturally sensitive, effective and safe health programs that draw on the principles of inclusion, equity and accessibility for clients with chronic conditions.
03. Critically evaluate and respond to barriers and enablers of health for clients with chronic conditions
04. Investigate and identify the essential skills to ethically and responsibly manage change and healthcare projects
05. Investigate and develop ethical health leadership behaviours that promote sustainable and contemporary healthcare practice.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Week 05-25, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCasey Peiris

Class requirements

Directed ReadingWeek: 5 - 19
Eight 2.00 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 5 to week 19 and delivered via online.
Pre-recorded lectures & online other material (3 hrs per week)

LectureWeek: 5 - 25
Eight 1.00 hour lecture per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 5 to week 25 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students complete 5 week intensive blocks and will allocated into Block 1 (Week 5-9); Block 2 (Week 10-14); Block 3 (Week 14-19)

SeminarWeek: 5 - 19
Five 2.00 hours seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 5 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students complete 5 week intensive blocks and will allocated into Block 1 (Week 5-9); Block 2 (Week 10-14); Block 3 (Week 14-19)

WorkShopWeek: 5 - 19
Five 2.00 hours workshop per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 5 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.
Classes Bundoora or Bendigo. Students complete 5 week intensive blocks and will allocated into Block 1 (Week 5-9); Block 2 (Week 10-14); Block 3 (Week 14-19)

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2,500-word individual assignment. Individual written assignment. Students will evaluate an existing chronic disease program against best practice and principles of equity, access and inclusion and make recommendations. 

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo50 SILO2, SILO4

Team-led presentations addressing a health service need (1,000-word equivalent per student). Group-based assessment (equivalent of 6 minutes presentation per student). Students are presented with a scenario related to the management of clients with chronic conditions and complete two presentations relating to possible solutions.

N/AOral presentationGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Online multiple-choice exam (60mins  1,000-word equivalent). Students will be assessed on all aspects of client care in chronic disease management, including barriers faced by clients and underlying theory. 

N/AOther written examIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 05-25, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCasey Peiris

Class requirements

Directed ReadingWeek: 5 - 19
Eight 2.00 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 5 to week 19 and delivered via online.
Pre-recorded lectures & online other material (3 hrs per week)

LectureWeek: 5 - 25
Eight 1.00 hour lecture per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 5 to week 25 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students complete 5 week intensive blocks and will allocated into Block 1 (Week 5-9); Block 2 (Week 10-14); Block 3 (Week 14-19)

SeminarWeek: 5 - 19
Five 2.00 hours seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 5 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students complete 5 week intensive blocks and will allocated into Block 1 (Week 5-9); Block 2 (Week 10-14); Block 3 (Week 14-19)

WorkShopWeek: 5 - 19
Five 2.00 hours workshop per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 5 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.
Classes Bundoora or Bendigo. Students complete 5 week intensive blocks and will allocated into Block 1 (Week 5-9); Block 2 (Week 10-14); Block 3 (Week 14-19)

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2,500-word individual assignment. Individual written assignment. Students will evaluate an existing chronic disease program against best practice and principles of equity, access and inclusion and make recommendations. 

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo50 SILO2, SILO4

Team-led presentations addressing a health service need (1,000-word equivalent per student). Group-based assessment (equivalent of 6 minutes presentation per student). Students are presented with a scenario related to the management of clients with chronic conditions and complete two presentations relating to possible solutions.

N/AOral presentationGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Online multiple-choice exam (60mins  1,000-word equivalent). Students will be assessed on all aspects of client care in chronic disease management, including barriers faced by clients and underlying theory. 

N/AOther written examIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3