Skip to 0 minutes and 4 secondsTRACY ROBINSON: Hi, I'm Tracy Robinson, a senior research fellow at Monash University, Australia. And I'm really excited to tell you about a course I'm leading. It's Health Care Improvement and Implementation Science. This course is aimed at all professionals in health care. It's a multidisciplinary course, which is one of the things that makes it particularly exciting. Health care improvement is a core part of everybody's role. We believe that passionately, and if that's something that you also believe, please come and join us. Join this course, create an army, create a movement of health care improvers.
Implementing Innovation in Healthcare
Duration 3 weeks
Weekly study 3 hours
Extra benefits From $69 Find out more
Learn how to implement healthcare improvement and innovation
Healthcare in the 21st Century has become much more complex and challenging.
On this course for health professionals working in healthcare management and administration, you’ll increase your understanding of complex healthcare systems, the capabilities and skills needed to mobilise new knowledge and identify processes for building ‘agency’ across the levels of the individual, the organisation and the wider system.
Through this, you’ll help lead a person-centred approach to behaviour change to reorient health systems toward prevention and the long term management of chronic conditions.
What topics will you cover?
Week 1 - Understanding complex health systems
- Complexity in healthcare
- Problems and challenges in global healthcare
- Variation in healthcare
- Complex adaptive systems vs. traditional systems
- Research translation
Week 2 - Understanding healthcare improvement
- Learning healthcare systems
- Implementation and healthcare improvement
- Implementation theories, models and frameworks
- Strategies for mobilising new knowledge in healthcare
- Implementation science and knowledge management
Week 3 - Leading change
- Shifting knowledge – translation, exchange and utilisation
- Capabilities and skills for knowledge management
- Mobilising knowledge (within and across domains)
- Frameworks for knowledge mobilisation
- Capabilities and skills for knowledge mobilisation
When would you like to start?
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Who is the course for?
This course has been especially designed for health professionals working in the area of healthcare management and administration, which includes medical or general hospital administrators, clinicians, quality assurance managers, team leaders, senior nursing administrators, unit managers and a range of general task coordinators within the health care system.
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