Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

MEDICINE 702 - Understanding Complex Clinical Systems

15 Points

Semester 1, 2018                  


This course uses system science, complexity theory, and implementation science to help understand how leaders improve quality and safety in healthcare. The course includes the ways in which implementation of change can fail, and how organisational culture, power, and politics affect effective leadership within clinical systems.

The course is designed to support distance learning, enabling busy professionals to take part. There are six modules delivered online, and each one is followed by a 2 hour videoconference to discuss the material. Students can also attend these discussions in person if they prefer.

The times and dates for Semester 1 2018 can be found in the PDF under More Information, below.

Prerequisite: POPLHLTH 724 or NURSING 775

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