Workplace Injury Management
|Course code HLSC6101||Units 10||Level 6000||Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Health Sciences|
This course introduces students to the concept of workplace injury management and the components that contribute to this concept. The course is designed to enable students to develop a broad view and a clear understanding of injury management and the current state and national legislative requirements. Students will study and be assessed on the theoretical principles of workplace injury management, and they will critique workplace injury management systems and apply the case management model in practice.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||On completing this course students should have the knowledge required to:|
1. Demonstrate an understanding of, and an ability to discuss the theory underlying workplace injury management for work related injuries;
2. Critique workplace injury management as it pertains to their state or territory;
3. Identify the stakeholders and their contributions to injury management;
4. Apply the general principles of workers compensation and injury management legislation relevant to their state or territory;
5. Discuss Injury management in practice and information management including privacy legislation provisions applicable in workplace injury management;
6. Apply the case management model in practice.
|Content||-Overview of the evolution of workplace injury management and workers' compensation legislation and administration in Australia;|
-Introduction to workplace injury management in the different Australian states and territories;
-Understand the various roles and responsibilities of the different stakeholders involved in the workplace injury management process;
-Information management as it relates to workplace injury management;
-Privacy legislation provisions applicable in workplace injury management;
-workplace injury management in practice;-
-Introduction to return-to-work co-ordination (WorkCover NSW).
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based|
|Teaching Methods||Email Discussion Group|
Self Directed Learning
|Contact Hours||Email Discussion Group: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Self Directed Learning: for 6 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for HLSC6101|