Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours of lectures and seminars |
Total Time Commitment:
Approximately 120 hours
Students are expected to spend up to four hours per week in independent learning and assignment/assessment preparation
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
Melbourne School of Health Sciences
Alan Gilbert Building, Level 7 , 161 Barry Street
The University of Melbourne
Victoria 3010 Australia
Phone: +61 3 8344 4171
Fax: +61 3 8344 4188
Leadership and Management is designed to help students to develop their leadership skills through knowledge of leadership theory and its application to leadership within physiotherapy and other health professional contexts. This subject will provide students with opportunities to broaden their understanding of the health professional's role beyond clinical practice and its ability to influence the wider healthcare context. It will encourage students to explore and understand leadership styles including personality characteristics and emotional intelligence and how these impact on leadership and management effectiveness. Students will use an innovative and entrepreneurial approach to advocate for change and influence resource allocation within the healthcare context. Management skills including negotiation, team building, conflict management, and advocacy will be enhanced to increase individual organisational effectiveness. In addition, this subject will enable students to understand business principles, marketing and strategic management, and developing business plans, finance skills and how to, engage with compensable bodies and other healthcare stakeholders.
The DPT curriculum has been designed around 8 Learning outcomes under 3 elements:
Element 1: Physiotherapy theory and practice:
Element 2: Research and Evidence
Element 3: Healthcare in Context
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
To be advised
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, students will have had the opportunity to develop skills associated with the DPT graduate attributes including:
Doctor of Physiotherapy |
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