Operating suite management involves the comprehensive use of resources as well as the management of people. This unit of study aims to equip students with the fundamental principles of management and the skills required to manage the unique operating suite environment. Students will review organisational theory. Skills to manage a changing work environment are also examined, from developing business plans to design briefs, business submissions and equipment acquisition. The analytical process for strategic planning and reliance on information systems are also discussed.
|Principles of Perioperative Management|
|Unit of study code||234|
GC single unit of study
Please note: This subject will not be available after the April 2020 term.
|Hours of study||150|
|Prescribed texts||Australian College of Perioperative Nurses Ltd (ACORN) 2018, Standards for perioperative nursing in Australia, 15th edn, Author, Adelaide, South Australia.|
|Co-ordinated by||Sharron Smyth-Demmon MACN|
Intended learning outcomes for this subject/program
After completing this subject, the learner will be able to:-
Type of assessment
Note the completed assessment item (e.g. Assessment 1: Online discussion)
(% of total marks)
When assessed – academic week
(e.g. Week 8)
|Theme 1: Preparing to manage||a) critically analyse leadership and management theories and relate to the perioperative environment||Assessment 1: Online discussions||10%||3, 8|
|Theme 2: Professional issues in management||b) identify and discuss human resource practices within the perioperative environment||Assessment 2: Reflective essay (2,000 words)||40%||6|
|Theme 3: Organising resources||c) examine communication styles in developing positive work culture||Assessment 3: Essay (2,500 words)||50%||10|
|Theme 4: Human resource management||d) explain the concept of vision statements and relate this knowledge to their own practice|
|Theme 5: Change management & key performance indicators||e) review leadership theories and reflect on their impact in change management|
|f) discuss capital expenditure and budgeting within the perioperative environment|
|g) identify the underpinning theories in quality management.|
Principles of Perioperative Management (234) is a Tier 1 unit.
|Tiers||2020 Non-member price||2020 Member price (10% discount)|
*Fees are subject to change without notice.