The Graduate Certificate in Chronic Condition Management is an 18-unit program offered by the College of Medicine and Public Health. The program must be completed in one semester full-time or up to four consecutive semesters part-time.
The Graduate Certificate in Chronic Condition Management articulates with the Graduate Diploma in Chronic Condition Management. Students who complete the Graduate Certificate normally receive credit for a maximum of 18 units should they proceed to the Graduate Diploma in Chronic Condition Management. Sequentially developed topics allow progression through the awards.
Applicants for the Graduate Certificate in Chronic Condition Management must normally hold an approved degree from an approved tertiary institution or equivalent qualification in a health-related field such as allied health, medicine or nursing. The Dean (Education) may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.
The overall aims of the program are to:
At the completion of the course, students are expected to be able to:
To qualify for the Graduate Certificate in Chronic Condition Management, a student must complete 18 units with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic according to the program of study below.
Except with the permission of the Dean (Education), no topic may be attempted more than twice.
The award of a grade of Fail (F) in the same topic on more than one occasion or in 13.5 units or more, or failure to complete the course within four consecutive semesters may constitute prima facie evidence of unsatisfactory progress for the purposes of the University's Policy on Student Progress.
13.5 units comprising:
MHSC8111 Managing Chronic Conditions - Self-Management Support Approaches (4.5 units)
MHSC8112 Implementing Change in Healthcare Systems Supporting Chronic Condition Management (4.5 units)
MHSC8114 The Persons Experiences of Self-Management (4.5 units)
plus 4.5 units selected from:
MHSC8113 Education and Training for Chronic Conditions Self-Management (4.5 units)
MHSC8115A Chronic Condition Management for Specific Conditions, Contexts or Populations A (4.5 units)
MHSC8116 Client-Centred Health Behaviour Change (4.5 units)
Or by negotiation with the Course Coordinator students may undertake an alternative option topic chosen from other existing programs (Primary Health, Health Promotion, Disability Studies etc.)
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