Available in 2021
Course code

PHAR4204

Units

10 units

Level

4000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course is an advanced course where students apply the cognitive knowledge and technical skills they have learnt during their program to deliver services across the health sector using the principles of good business practice and leadership. The course is concerned with consideration of the fundamentals of managing an organisational unit in terms of procurement, human resources and clients in a business and professional framework.

This course provides an advanced examination of the foundations of management and leadership theory within a clinical context. It comprises the definition and analysis of management theory, characteristics and styles of leadership and introduces individual, group and organisational structures. The role of the clinician in health promotion, and in disaster and crisis management within a global context is also discussed in this capstone clinical leadership course.


Availability2021 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2021

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Apply professionalism in relation to legal, ethical and clinical leadership roles.

2. Describe the qualities of effective leadership, critically assessing the leader's role in driving quality performance and effective, ethical change in organisations.

3. Demonstrate an integrative understanding of the concepts of management within health services and an ability to apply these in an effective, ethical, and socially responsible manner.

4. Demonstrate an understanding of health promotion.

5. Describe the effectiveness of a marketing position; including the, design, ethically and socially responsible strategies, and demonstrate an understanding of the impact of these strategies on an organisation, its customers, the workforce and all other stakeholders.


Content

1. The nature and role of the biomedical and pharmaceutical industry within the Australian Health System.

2. Fundamentals of Marketing.

3. Human Resource Issues and Management of work related practices.

4. Ethics as they apply to health services and biomedical and pharmaceutical industry.

5. Defining leadership and management.

6. Effective teamwork and problem solving.


Requisite

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) [12328] or Bachelor of Biomedical Science [40097] programs.


Assessment items

Formal Examination: Formal Examination *

Presentation: Group Presentation *

In Term Test: Mid-semster Examination *

* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.


Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

Course Assessment Requirements:

  • In Term Test: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course. - Students must pass a combination of the mid-semester examination and the formal examination in order to pass the course.
  • Presentation: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.
  • Formal Examination: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course. - Students must pass a combination of the mid-semester examination and the formal examination in order to pass the course.

Contact hours

Callaghan

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks

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