Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:February, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours of lectures and seminars |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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CoordinatorAssoc Prof Louisa Remedios
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
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To be advised
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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 |
Master of Advanced Nursing Practice (Neonatal Intensive Care)
Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing Practice (Neonatal Intensive Care)
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