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HLT57715 - Diploma of Practice Management


Be an effective Manager in Health Administration!

  • Course Code: HLT57715
  • Course Name: HLT57715 - Diploma of Practice Management
  • Course Delivery : Face To Face
  • AQF Level : Level 5 - Diploma
  • Duration : 40 weeks
  • Provided By :
    Institute of Health and Nursing Australia
  • CRICOS Code: 092897C
  • Accreditations/
    Funding :
    IHNA Nationally Recognized Training IHNA Course

The HLT57715 - Diploma of Practice Management gives you a thorough grounding in a wide range of administrative and operational knowledge and skills that are required to be a Health Administrative Manager within the Australian healthcare system. This course is delivered over a total duration of 12 months, structured over 4 terms.

If you are looking for a career that combines Business management with Healthcare, where you can organise processes and manage and lead teams, the HLT57715 - Diploma of Practice Management may be the perfect choice.

Our HLT57715 - Diploma of Practice Management is a well-recognised course that is nationally accredited by Nationally Recognised Training in Australia (a joint initiative of the Australian and State and Territory governments).

FACE TO FACE/ CLASSROOM:

The course is provided through teacher led classroom mode delivery. It will be delivered be delivered over 810 hours including theory (20 contact hours per week at an IHNA campus), self-paced structured e-learning, simulation training (120 hours) and at least 160 hours of work based training / professional experience placement (PEP) in two blocks of 2 weeks each after each semester.

Besides the above structured learning, students are advised that they will be required to do approximate 10 hours per week of unstructured learning.

The simulation training is for review of the learning activities, practicing communication, work based skills, management skills and to undertake other assessments e.g.: group presentation/individual presentation.

The classroom course has a total planned duration of 40 weeks, structured over 4 terms, including approximately 20 hours of self-study at home every week, and 2 weeks of simulation workshop on campus every term.

Course Competency Details

15 units are required for the award for this qualification including:

  • 10 core units
  • 5 elective units

Term 1

CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety

Term 2

HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
HLTINF003 Implement and monitor infection prevention control policies and procedures
BSBINM501 Manage an information or knowledge management system
BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service

Term 3

BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
BSBADM502 Manage Meetings
HLTADM004 Manage health billing and accounting system
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans

Term 4

BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement
BSBRSK501 Manage Risks
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

There are no pre-requisites or any other training package entry requirements for this course.

ADMISSION CRITERIA:

IHNA has in place admission criteria for courses in its scope as required by its 'Application and Enrolment Procedure for VET Courses' to ensure that candidates meet industry requirements.

• Offshore International students who wish to apply for this course must meet the following requirements International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination (Academic) with a minimum total band score of 6.0 and minimum score of 6.0 in each of the four components of listening, reading, writing and speaking;
• Applicants are required to be 18 years old and above.
• Applicants are required to have successfully completed an ACSF test and demonstrate competence as working at Level 3 for all indicators to enrol for this qualification (issued within the last 12 months from the time of admission).
It is essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE PLACEMENTS (PEP):

Professional Experience Placements (PEP) is a compulsory component of this course and 100% attendance is mandatory. Students must complete all theory and simulation components satisfactorily prior to attending placements.

The Professional Experience Placements will be 5 days a week. Students may be allocated a morning (AM) or afternoon (PM) shifts. Morning shifts usually start at 7 am and evening shifts can finish at 10.30pm. Each shift is 8.5 hours long (including 30 mins meal break).

PEPs are undertaken in partnership with a wide range of placement providers. These providers are located throughout metropolitan, regional and rural areas, and in some cases interstate. Students must consider that they may be required to travel or relocate for the duration of the placement to the facility location. Students must attend as per schedule; no special arrangements or changes will be made on the allocated placements. PEPs may be cancelled without prior notice by the facility.

Additional Requirement for professional experience placement:
A satisfactory National Police Clearance / Australian Federal Police Clearance Certificate (AFP)/ NCC will be required for all PEPs
IHNA highly recommends students to complete the immunization process before the Professional Experience Placement start date as some facilities will not provide placement to student without immunisation.

Physical requirements

While IHNA will work with you to make "reasonable adjustments" in the campus lab and classroom, there are work place practice conditions that occur in the workplace environment that are beyond IHNA's control.
The physical requirements below are necessary to function in the healthcare facility and/or community setting. Students must be able to perform and complete course objectives and requirements with or without reasonable adjustments. Our courses cater to a range of candidates. The candidates are required to be physically fit to manage tasks.

Skills and abilities that are needed to perform client care to pass the course objectives and requirements are:

Strength : Sufficient to assist with lifting and transferring a client, and perform CPR
Mobility : Sufficient mobility to bend, stoop, and bend down to the floor; ability to move around rapidly; and to move in small, confined areas.
Hearing : Sufficient to hear through the stethoscope to discriminate sounds; to hear cries for help; to hear alarms on equipment and emergency signals; and various overhead pages.
Vision : Sufficient to make physical assessments of client and equipment.
Communication : Able to communicate in both verbal and written formats; and interact with clients, staff, and faculty supervisors.

If you have a disability or disorder or on any longer medications that will require reasonable adjustments to fulfil these requirements, then please declare in your course application.

Assessment strategies are implemented for collecting evidence and making judgements about whether competency has been achieved by the student. The assessments confirm whether an individual can perform to the standards expected in the workplace, as expressed in the relevant endorsed unit of competency.

Assessment tools used include :

  • Theory Assessments (TA)
  • Knowledge Based Assessments (KBA)
  • Simulation Based Assessments (SBA)
  • Professional Experience Placement (PEP) Book

The total tuition cost for the HLT57715 - Diploma of Practice Management is AUD $12,500 for international students.

To apply for this course, just scroll down and submit an enquiry. Our representative will get back to you and provide guidance.

Face to face Delivery

Melbourne(Heidelberg)

Apr 09, 2018
Jul 02, 2018
Oct 01, 2018
Feb 04, 2019
Apr 08, 2019
Jul 08, 2019
Oct 07, 2019
Feb 03, 2020
Apr 06, 2020
Jul 06, 2020
Oct 05, 2020

This course may have pathways to higher level degrees such as the Diploma of Nursing, Advanced Diploma of Nursing, Bachelor of Nursing and Bachelor of Midwifery. Please visit our Pathway Planner for more information about different pathway options. Successfully completing this course will enable you to work as a senior Health Administration Staff member in various healthcare settings such as Medical centres, Dental clinics, Hospitals and Community Health Centres, among others.


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