The topic examines current trends in quality, safety, and clinical risk management in the wider context of the international quality and safety movement in health care.
In particular, it explores the history of the quality and safety movement in health, the drivers for the formalisation of clinical governance principles, regulation and activity, and explores contemporary approaches to quality and safety management in health and aged care organisations.
When it's run
8 – 12 May, 2023
Mode of delivery
Face-to-face, with the option to join virtually in case of Covid-19 travel restrictions.
1 week intensive
People interested in safety and quality in the health and aged care industry. Clinicians, allied health professionals, educators and researchers, quality, safety, risk and policy makers and industry managers working in the health and aged care sector.
You will apply theory to clinical and management problems, use quality and risk management tools and techniques, and reflect critically on your own practice as a manager.
Upon completion, you will be able to:
There is a required written assessment and participation is expected by all.
This short course has been recognised and endorsed by Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACSHM) for 30 Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Points. You will also be awarded an official grade, which you may be able to use as a credit when applying for Flinders University Courses.
"Sean paid attention to improving students' comprehension ability and level. Through answering questions, videos, and organising group discussions, the more esoteric knowledge is simplified and transformed into the student's own knowledge."
"Targeted comments and feedback were provided on each group report with a good focus. Excellent."
“With rich work experience, Sean can apply theories to work practice. It helped students better understand the content."
This short course will be facilitated by Sean Smith who has a wealth of knowledge and experience in health and aged care management. Sean is a Registered Nurse and has previously been a regional private hospital CEO and Director of Nursing. He has completed the NSQHS Assessors course and is currently undertaking his PhD focusing on clinical safety.
Sean has taught at under graduate and post graduate level across many areas of healthcare in Australia and internationally. He has a passion for quality in healthcare and has worked with governments in Australia, Papua New Guinea and Thailand in the quest for healthcare delivery excellence.
Sean will be assisted by guest speakers with relevant and current industry experience.
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