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  • UTS:Libraryonline resourcestours and training services, eg. subject-based information skillshands-on classes to help you find internet resources“Rovers” in orange T-shirts can help you log on to computers, search for books, etc UTS:HELPS (Higher Education and Language and Presentation Support)online learning tutorials and resources, e.g. accessing information, writing and speaking, referencing, group workhttp://www.ssu.uts.edu.au/helps/UTS:Student Servicestime management, stress management Computing facilities at both campuses – many provide 24-hour access

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  • Postgraduate Info Night: Health Services Management Courses Dr Jennifer Bichel-Findlay Director of Studies, HSM Faculty of Health UTS: Centre for Health Services Management
  • The Centre for Health Services Management sits within the Faculty of Healthand coordinates programs, provides consultancy and undertakes research Lakshmi Ekambareshwar Graduate UTS: Centre for Health Services Management
  • Why health services management, planning or clinical leadership? Career opportunities growing market - already over 20,000 health service managers in Australia From clinician to manager or non-clinician to manager prepares clinicians and non-clinicians for a career in management From outside the health industry business and support service managers From outside Australia international students and new settlers Managers needed in all parts of the health and aged care industry Health services planning recognised speciality area in health services management Lakshmi Ekambareshwar Current student only government endorsed health services planning courses in Australia Clinical leadership emerging speciality area in health services management 3 UTS: Centre for Health Services Management
  • Industry relevance Supported by local health districts/networks, government and health care agencies Courses redeveloped for 2013 in consultation with senior health service managers and planners Underpinned by health services and practice research Chris Leahy Graduate Lakshmi Ekambareshwar Policy Advisor, NSW Health UTS has been top ranked in NSW for Current student Nursing and Midwifery research (ERA 5) UTS: Centre for Health Services Management 4 UTS: Centre for Health Services Management
  • Industry recognition and competency basedAccreditationAll courses are either accredited by or will be reviewed by the Australasian College of Health Service Management in 2013ACHSM – national professional body for health service managers with over 3,000 members Lakshmi EkambareshwarSuccessful completion of these courses is Current student recognised for associate fellowship of the ACHSM 5 UTS: Centre for Health Services Management
  • Industry recognition and competency basedACHSM curriculum areas ACHSM content / skills / knowledge Health care systems / policy  Problem solving Health services  Analytical skills management  Managing others Financial management  Strategic and systems Law / Ethics thinking Information management  Continuous learning Lakshmi Ekambareshwar Current student Research and evaluation  Interprofessional practice Leadership UTS: Centre for Health Services Management 6 UTS: Centre for Health Services Management
  • Supportservices UTS: Centre for Health Services Management 7 UTS: Centre for Health Services Management
  • Learning for working professionals intensive learning mode – 4 study days (~9am to 5pm) arranged in blocks of: 2 + 2 days 2 + 1 + 1 day 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 day online learning – UTS Online classes are scheduled to minimise travel semester is designed to provide regular stream of workAssessment methods written assessments (essays, reports, briefings, ministerials, annotated bibliographies, critical analysis, plans) case studies (review, analysis, recommendations) Lakshmi Ekambareshwar oral presentations Current student Buckland Sara Current student group activities discussion boards UTS: Centre for Health Services Management 8 UTS: Centre for Health Services Management
  • Postgraduate Health Courses Articulated program of study Flexible entry and exit points (enter or exit at graduate certificate, graduate diploma or masters level) Health Services Management Health Services Planning Clinical Leadership Research degrees in health services Master (Honours) of Health Services Doctor of Philosophy UTS: Centre for Health Services Management 9 UTS: Centre for Health Services Management
  • Course (P/T)Master of Health Services Management and Planning 4 yearsMaster of Health Services Management (no major) 3 yearsMaster of Health Services Management in Planning 3 yearsMaster of Health Services Management in Clinical Leadership 3 yearsMaster in Health Services Management in Health Research 3 yearsGraduate Diploma in Health Services Management 2 yearsGraduate Certificate in Health Services Management 1 year Lakshmi Ekambareshwar Current student UTS: Centre for Health Services Management 10 UTS: Centre for Health Services Management
  • HSM Subjects are balanced across a conceptual framework STRATEGY C Managing quality, risk cost in health care C Issues in Australian health services C Policy, power and politics in health care M Planning and evaluating health services M Health systems and change SKILLS KNOWLEDGEC Using health care data for decision making C Organisational management in health care C Epidemiology and population healthM Advanced health services planning M Introductory health economicsM Management for clinicians M Improving safety and quality in health care OPERATIONS Plus two electives 11
  • Costs 2013 fee is $1,848 per subject Funding is available from a variety of sources, including NSW Ministry of Health UTS (Equity and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander scholarships) See http://cfsites1.uts.edu.au/nmh/scholarships/index.cfm for links to each organisation offering scholarships NSW Health and QLD Health offer scholarships to employees completing health services planning subjectsApplying to UTS Tonight at the Student Centre if you have all necessary documentation  free of charge Online through the Universities Admissions Centre – www.uac.edu.au  $56 application fee  Deadline – 31 January 2013 UTS: Centre for Health Services Management 12 UTS: Centre for Health Services Management
  • FEE-HELP FEE-HELP: Government loan scheme for tuition fees for such students You do not pay fees upfront - inform your employer you have a FEE-HELP loan and they will withhold your payments through the PAYG tax system Compulsory repayments proportionate to income. The current threshold is $49,096 for 2012/13 Tuition fees may be tax deductible if related to your employment - contact your financial advisor or the ATO www.ato.gov.au For further information see the Australian Government Study Assist website: http://studyassist.gov.au/sites/StudyAssist/ UTS: Centre for Health Services Management 13 UTS: Centre for Health Services Management
  • Credit Recognition Guidelines Website for information on requirements for credit recognition and help with the application process: http://www.nmh.uts.edu.au/st udents/faqs/credit- recognition.html Please request a credit recognition application guidelines factsheet at the end of the session if more information is desired UTS: Centre for Health Services Management 14 UTS: Centre for Health Services Management
  • Questions?UTS: Centre for Health Services Management 15