Master of Healthcare Innovations: Single Subject Offerings for 2020

The healthcare landscape is changing and challenging the way we currently educate the workforce. Bond University’s Master of Healthcare Innovations is an Australian first. Students will learn how to analyse healthcare systems and explore how contemporary, evidence-based health, educational, business and research practices can create more effective, efficient and sustainable systems. Bond University’s postgraduate degrees will make sure you stand out from the crowd.

Our Master of Healthcare Innovations Single Subject Offerings* puts you in control to choose what you want to experience  – enrol in a subject of your choice relative to your chosen field.

For each subject studied at Bond University, you will have access to 10 weeks of guided online learning and multi-day intensive workshops. You will be able to prepare for and consolidate your learning from the intensive workshops in your own time, using a range of online learning resources.  Further, you will have the opportunity to deepen your learning by submitting up to 3 different forms of assessment over the 12 week semester.

*The Master of Healthcare Innovations Single Subject Offerings do no meet student visa requirements for International students.

Subjects offered

  • HPER71-110: Evidence Based Practice and Policy (January and September):
    Designed to support professionals working in the health field to find, critically appraise, and apply research evidence to population, community and individual health needs. Professionals will develop essential skills in evidence-based practice and policy, including framing relevant clinical questions and searching electronically to find studies to answer these questions. Graduates of this subject will have the skills to critically read and interpret published research and keep up to date with the growing volume of research evidence.
     
  • HPER71-111: Health Systems: Australia and International (September):
    Consider the socioeconomic contexts, organisational frameworks and funding arrangements of Australian and selected international health systems. The way in which the diverse population interacts with and uses healthcare services will be explored to promote equitable systems. Graduates of this subject will be able to compare and understand health systems and the factors affecting patient access and outcomes. 
     
  • HPER71-112: Knowledge Translation and Quality in Healthcare (May):
    Develop the knowledge and skills to translate effective research evidence into clinical practice to improve health outcomes. Professionals can apply their learnings to develop a research protocol and implement a research translation project within their workplace. Graduates of this subject will be able to critically read and translate published research in order to drive system improvements and sustain high quality practice.
     
  • HPER71-114: Educating the Health Workforce in the 21st Century (May):
    The healthcare landscape is changing, and the way in which we currently educate the workforce will not prepare them to lead the type of healthcare required for the 21st century. Explore different models for educating and developing the health workforce. Graduates of this subject will have the skills to educate and influence inter-professional teams in the healthcare setting.
     
  • HPER71-117: Sustainable Healthcare (September):
    Current healthcare practices such as overdiagnosis and overtreatment are causing harm, and health resources are often wasted. Designed to help professionals working in the health field to understand and improve the quality of healthcare in a sustainable manner. Graduates of this subject will understand and have the knowledge to develop sustainable healthcare practices.

Timetabling

January semester:

  • HPER71-110: Evidence Based Practice and Policy: 3 x 8-hour workshops: Monday, 3 February to Wednesday, 5 February.

May semester:

  • HPER71-112: Knowledge Translation and Quality in Healthcare: 6 x 8-hour workshops: Thursday, 11 June to Saturday, 13 June and Thursday, 2 July to Saturday, 4 July.
  • HPER71-114: Educating the Health Workforce in the 21st Century: 3 x 8-hour workshops: Monday, 8 June to Wednesday, 10 June.

September semester:

  • HPER71-110: Evidence Based Practice and Policy: 3 x 8-hour workshops: Monday, 5 October to Wednesday, 7 October.
  • HPER71-111: Health Systems: Australia and International: 3 x 8-hour workshops: Thursday, 8 October to Saturday, 10 October.
  • HPER71-117: Sustainable Healthcare: 3 x 8-hour workshops: Thursday, 15 October to Saturday, 17 October.

Dates subject to change.

Further information

Single-subject enrolment is a competitive process due to a limited number of places, which are made available by the faculty teaching the subject. There is no guarantee of enrolment into a degree. 

Subject Fees: 2020: $5,070 per subject

Note: FEE-HELP is not available for the single subject offering. FEE-HELP is only available if you enrol in a degree and meet the eligibility criteria.

Applications close

  • Friday, 20 December 2019 for January semester 
  • Friday, 24 April 2020 for May semester 
  • Friday, 21 August 2020 for September semester 

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