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Course Code: HLT57715 Course Name :Diploma of Practice Management
Duration : 12 Months Course Delivery :Online (Blended)
AQF Level : Level 5 - Diploma Campuses : Victoria / WA /NSW
Fees : Click here for more details CRICOS Code: 092897C
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The HLT57715 Diploma of Practice Management is designed to provide the requisite knowledge and skills to business or practice managers who manage the operation of small to medium sized health practices. This Diploma qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to oversee the operations and promotion of medical, dental and health practices.

The course aims to produce highly skilled, competent, confident, critically thinking Practice Managers with a nationally accredited qualification in order to practice in a variety of health practice areas including medical, dental, chiropractic, podiatry, rehabilitation, community, mental health or aged care settings in Australia. After completing this course, students may also undertake other higher education courses in health care.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
"Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply".
 

Course Overview

HLT57715 Diploma of Practice Management

This course will be delivered and assessed over 12 months (structured over four terms). This includes a practical placement of 120 hours.

Blended mode of delivery (for Domestic students only)

The students should be self-motivated in their approach to study, undertaking approximately 20 hours per week of study at home, with the aid of study guides and online materials through the IHNA E-learning platform and attending simulation training sessions at an IHNA campus.

Every term there is a mandatory two weeks simulation work shop at an IHNA campus

15 units are required for the award for this qualification including:

•   10 core units
•   5 elective units

Term 1

CHCLEG003

Manage legal and ethical compliance

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

BSBMED301

Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

HLTWHS004

Manage work health and safety

Term 2

HLTAID004

Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

HLTINF003

Implement and monitor infection prevention control policies and procedures

BSBINM501

Manage an information or knowledge management system

BSBCUS501

Manage quality customer service

Term 3

BSBMGT502

Manage people performance

BSBADM502

Manage Meetings

HLTADM004

Manage health billing and accounting system

BSBFIM501

Manage budgets and financial plans

Term 4

BSBMGT516

Facilitate continuous improvement

BSBRSK501

Manage Risks

BSBWOR502

Lead and manage team effectiveness

The mode of delivery intended for this course is:

1. Blended mode: face to face , online, simulation procedures at an IHNA campus (Not for international students)

IHNA has in place admission criteria for courses in its scope as required by its ‘Application and Enrolment Procedure for VET Courses’ to ensure that candidates meet industry requirements.

•  Applicants are required to be 18 years old and above and need to be Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 pass),
OR
•  Be of mature age which can be demonstrated by a candidate who is at least of 21 years and has a qualification at Certificate III level or higher or has 2 years industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication

In addition, all the applicants are required to have successfully completed an ACSF test and demonstrate competence as working at Level 4 for all indicators to enrol for this qualification (issued within the last 12 months from the time of admission).

Additional Requirement for professional experience placement:
Current satisfactory National police clearance / AFP/ NCC

IHNA highly recommends students to complete the immunization requirements before the professional experience placement start date

It is also essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply

Physical requirements

While IHNA will work with you to make "reasonable accommodations" in the campus lab and classroom, there are clinical practice conditions that occur in the workplace environment that are beyond IHNA control. The physical requirements below are necessary to function in the hospital and community health settings. Students must be able to perform and complete course objectives and requirements with or without reasonable accommodations. Additional skills and abilities are needed to perform patient/ resident care in the clinical settings to pass the course objectives and requirements.

Strength: Sufficient to assist with lifting and transferring a patient, and perform CPR
Mobility: Sufficient mobility to bend, stoop, and bend down to the floor; ability to move around rapidly; and to move in small, confined areas.
Hearing: Sufficient to hear through the stethoscope to discriminate sounds; to hear cries for help; to hear alarms on equipment and emergency signals; and various overhead pages.
Vision: Sufficient to make physical assessments of patients and equipment.
Communication: Able to communicate in both verbal and written formats; and interact with clients, staff, and faculty supervisors.

If you have a disability that will require reasonable accommodations to fulfill these requirements then please declare in your course application, special needs section.

The total tuition cost for the Diploma of Practice Management is AUD $8,500.00 for domestic students.

State Government Funding is Available for Eligible Students.
Other funding options are available, for more information please contact us on: enquiry@ihna.edu.au

Enrolling in this qualification and availing the relevant state funding, may affect student's future training options and the eligibility for further government subsidised training.

VET Students Loan

From January 1st 2017, the VET FEE-HELP scheme of the Australian Government has been replaced by VET Student Loans. To minimise disruption to existing students, a phased approach is being taken to transition from VET FEE-HELP to the new VET Student Loans program, whereby students wishing to continue their studies under the existing VET FEE-HELP arrangements will need to opt-in. To know more, please visit www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans/vet-fee-help-opt-in.

The VET Student Loans is a loan program that helps eligible students enrolled in higher level vocational education and training courses at approved course providers pay their tuition fees. Access to a VET Student Loan is approved by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training.

Eligibility

To get a VET Student Loan, you must be an eligible student who is studying an approved course with an approved course provider. You must apply to the government using the approved form, and must confirm your engagement and progression to continue to access the loan throughout your course.

Further details of eligibility are given below:

• You are an Australian citizen, or a New Zealand Special Category Visa (SCV) holder who meets the long-term residency requirements, or a permanent humanitarian visa holder.
• You have not exceeded the FEE-HELP limit.
• You are enrolled with an approved course provider in an approved course and have enrolled in accordance with the application requirements.
• You are studying the approved course primarily at a campus in Australia.
• Your course meets the course requirements, if it:

• is specified on the VET Student Loans (courses and loan caps) determination (the courses and loan caps determination); and
• delivered by an approved course provider; and
• is a qualification of diploma, advanced diploma, graduate certificate or graduate diploma in the Australian Qualifications Framework.

• You have been assessed by your approved course provider as academically suited to undertake the approved course by either:

• providing your Australian Year 12 Certificate; OR
• by providing evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English); OR
• displaying competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy through an approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy test.
• In addition, your approved provider must reasonably believe you show competence in completing the course.

• You meet the Tax File Number (TFN) requirements.
• You have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) or are otherwise exempt.
• You have read the 2017 VET Student Loans information booklet
• You have given the required documents to your approved course provider and submitted the loan application form by the first census day no less than two business days after enrolling.

FEE-HELP LIMIT

You can borrow up to the FEE-HELP limit to pay your tuition fees. For 2017, the FEE-HELP limit is $100,879 for most students. There is no interest charged on HELP debts.
For some students, a 20 per cent loan fee applies to VET Student Loans for full fee paying / fee for service students.

REPAYMENT

You must start repaying your HELP debt through the tax system once your income is above the compulsory repayment threshold, even if you are still studying. The threshold is adjusted each year and for the 2016-17 income year it is $54,869 or above.

WANT TO KNOW MORE?

Please check updated information given in the 2017 VET Student Loans information booklet , at this link:
https://docs.education.gov.au/system/files/doc/other/vet_student_loan_student_information_booklet_2017.pdf

Statement of VET Tuition Assurance

Class room theory and simulation workshops will be completed at the following venues:


Melbourne (Heidelberg) Campus

597-599, Upper Heidelberg Road,
Heidelberg Heights, Victoria 3081 Australia

Perth Campus

Level 3, Carillon City Arcade,
680-692 Hay Street Mall, Perth WA 6000 Australia

Sydney Campus

Level 7, 33 Argyle Street,Parramatta,
NSW 2150 Australia


Students enrolled for the blended mode of delivery should attend simulation training at an agreed campus.

The application process involves submitting an application, interview, payment and confirmation of enrolment. Applicants must successfully complete each stage in order to enrol.

Applicants can submit their initial application by clicking 'Apply Online' button.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us on 1800 22 52 83 .

 

Note: Information provided as a guide only. The units taken into account may vary depending on the course provider. Please contact us for specific information on units and credit transfers.

 

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