On Campus
1 x 1-hour online lecture weekly
1 x 2-hour tutorial fortnightly

1 x 1-hour online lecture weekly
1 x 2-hour online tutorial fortnightly
Assignment(s), Presentation, Report
Topic description

This topic is concerned with the design and management of patient or client services. The topic will explore the underlying data collection and analysis procedures to develop an understanding of the methods that can be applied to health care management.

Educational aims

This topic aims to:

  • Provide an understanding of the type of information available in the health care system
  • Develop a detailed knowledge of the processes of evaluating clinical data for service provision and improvement
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to able to:

  1. Demonstrate why and how routine data is collected in health care systems
  2. Evaluate approaches to data collection in health systems
  3. Identify and review the commonly available tools for data analysis in health care
  4. Critically analyse different approaches to health care data analysis
  5. Apply appropriate data analysis techniques for different outcomes