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Principles of perioperative management

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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

Availability

Graduate Certificate in Perioperative Nursing

PG Single Unit of Study

Term

APRIL, OCTOBER

Pre-requisite

N/A

Fee*

Tier 1

Prescribed text:

Australian College of Operating Room Nurses (ACORN) 2016, Standards for Perioperative Nursing in Australia. 14th edn. Adelaide, South Australia.

Co-ordinated by: Sharron Smyth-Demmon MACN

Content

 

Intended learning outcomes for this subject/program

After completing this subject, the learner will be able to:-

Assessment Tasks

Type of assessment

Not the completed assessment item. E.g. Assessment 1. Online discussion 

Weighting

(% 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 Short answer question

5%

4

Theme 2: Professional issues in management

b) Identify and discuss human resource practices within the perioperative environment

Assessment 2 Reflective essay (1500 words)

40%

6

Theme 3: Organising resources

c) Examine communication styles in developing positive work culture

Assessment 3 Online activity  x 1

5%

8

Theme 4: Human resource management

d) Explain the concept of vision statements and relate this knowledge to their own practice

Assessment 4 Essay (3000 words)

50%

10

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

 

 

 

Units commencing or have commenced in 2017

TiersPrice
Tier 1$2,035
Tier 2$2,345
Tier 3$2,725
Tier 4$3,275

Units commencing in 2018

TiersPrice
Tier 1$2,100
Tier 2$2,420
Tier 3$2,800
Tier 4$3,375

*Fees are subject to change without notice.