HLT57715 – Diploma of Practice Management

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HLT57715 Diploma of Practice Management

Introduction

The HLT57715 – Diploma of Practice Management reflects the role of business or practice managers who manage the operation of small to medium sized health practices. This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to oversee the operations and promotion of medical, dental and health practices.

You will gain knowledge on how to lead personnel, accomplish organisational objectives, minimise risk, put infection control procedures into practise, and—most importantly—provide patients with excellent care.

Once completed, the Diploma in Practice Management will give you the knowledge and abilities needed to support a company’s strategic direction and ensure efficient everyday operations.

By handling all administrative procedures in various healthcare institutions, you can work as a Practice Manager or Health Administration Manager and ensure that the quality of patient care.

The aim of the course is to produce highly skilled, competent, confident, critically thinking Practice Managers with a nationally accredited qualification in order to practice in a variety of health practice areas including medical, dental, chiropractic, podiatry, rehabilitation, community, mental health or aged care settings in Australia.

The healthcare sector is dynamic and challenging, and healthcare administrative professionals must be sharp-thinking, flexible and adaptive. This course teaches the necessary skills and critical core competencies such as communication, leadership, professionalism, knowledge, and business skills.

Course Start Dates

Sydney (Parramatta)

Face to Face

Mar 6, 2023
Jul 3, 2023
Nov 6, 2023
Nov 6, 2023

Melbourne CBD

Face to Face

Jan 5, 2023
Apr 4, 2023
Jul 4, 2023
Oct 3, 2023

Blended Delivery

Oct 3, 2022
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Cochin, India

Blended Delivery

Nov 7, 2022

Perth (SGT)

Face to Face

Oct 3, 2022
Nov 7, 2022
Mar 6, 2023
Jul 3, 2023
Nov 6, 2023

Blended Delivery

Oct 3, 2022

Course Details

You could be eligible for
RPL or CT RPL : Recognition of Prior Learning
CT : Credit Transfer

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Amount of Training:  532 Hours
AQF Level:5
Course Delivery: Blended
Campuses: Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Cochin (India)
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HLT57715 Diploma of Practice Management
Funding

This training is delivered with Western Australian and Commonwealth Government Funding

HLT47315 – Certificate IV in Health Administration
  • Amount of Training is 532 Hours
  • Blended
  • Available to domestic and international students

15 units are required for the award for this qualification including:

  • 10 core units
  • 5 elective units
Unit Code Unit Title
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety
HLTADM004 Manage health billing and accounting system
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
HLTINF003 Implement and monitor infection prevention control policies and procedures
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service
BSBADM502 Manage meetings
BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
BSBINM501 Manage an information or knowledge management system

After the successful completion of the program the candidates may gain employment as Practice Managers in such settings as Medical Centre’s, Dental Clinics, Chiropractic Clinics, Podiatry Clinics, Kindergartens, Maternal Health Care Centre’s, and other community Health Care settings. Occupational titles may include:

  • Practice Manager
  • Business Manager
  • Assistant Practice Manager
  • Facility Manager
  • Head of Practice
  • Medical Practice Manager
  • Senior Ward Clerk
  • Service Manager

The total tuition cost for domestic students for the HLT57715 – Diploma of Practice Management is:

State Funding
Victoria Check with us for Domestic Scholarships
VET Student Loan is Available for Eligible Students.*

(VET Student Loans is a loan scheme that assists eligible full fee paying students studying an approved vocational education and training (VET) qualification to pay their tuition fees.)

Western Australia If the student is eligible for Government funding, student pays: $3,722.97*
VET Student Loan is Available for Eligible Students.*
New South Wales Check with us for Domestic Scholarships
VET Student Loan is Available for Eligible Students.*

*This training is delivered with Western Australian and Commonwealth Government Funding

*The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees

*Over 50 years of age? Speak to our team to avail 50% course fee scholarship.

To know more about the VET Student Loan, click here.

Melbourne (CBD) Campus
Level 5 & 6, 131 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC – 3000, Australia
Perth Campus
Level 2, 12 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA – 6000, Australia
Sydney Campus
Level 7, 33 Argyle Street, Parramatta, NSW – 2150, Australia
Cochin Campus
37/1989 A, Bhattathiripad Road, Kaloor, Kochi – 682 017, India

MODE OF DELIVERY

BLENDED

(Blended: online real time theory tutorials with on campus skills training in a simulation environment)

20 contact hours will be delivered through synchronised online learning which includes on- campus simulation based training and Professional experience placement.

Besides the above structured learning, students are advised that they will be required to do approximate 10 hours per week of unstructured learning.

The delivery mode is subject to your eligibility to access state funding requirements and other conditions, please contact our admissions consultants to know more.

Students are required to attend 20 contact hours per week physically at the campus and professional experience placements.

The course is provided through Face to Face or Blended mode of delivery. It will be delivered over 874 hours including theory, self-paced structured e-learning, simulation training (120 hours) and 16 hours of work-based training/ professional experience placement (PEP).

Besides the above structured learning, students are advised that they will be required to do unstructured learning as assigned.

The simulation training is for review of the learning activities, practicing communication, work based skills, management skills and to undertake other assessments e.g.: group presentation/individual presentation.

  • 16 years of age and above at the time of commencement of the course
  • Successful completion of an Australian Year 12 qualification or equivalent.
  • Basic computer skills

Applicants will have to demonstrate their competence in literacy and numeracy levels in an Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) at Exit Level 3 and participate in a pre-training review (PTR) when enrolling into the course.

Mature age students (22+) will also be considered without the minimum education requirements. Each case will be reviewed individually to ascertain the capacity of the student to meet course requirements.

Our approach is to collect evidence on whether the student can perform to the standards of the workplace. This is based on the relevant unit of competency, and you’ll find these tools being used:

  • Theory Assessments (TA)
  • Knowledge Based Assessments (KBA)
  • Simulation Based Assessments (SBA)
  • Professional Experience Placement (PEP)

With RPL we assess your competency based on formal, non-formal, informal learning or direct work experience based on the required skills of the course.

We use CT where you’ve completed units of study at another TAFE College or Registered Training Organisation that meet the requirements of another course. We grant credit according to the Certification, Issuing, and Recognition of Qualifications and Statements of Attainment. Assessing a CT is free.

If you’re eligible for RPL or CT you may be able to complete the course in a shorter duration with reduction to total course fees. Check your eligibility with us.

What is a L – Portfolio?

L – Portfolio is a collection of work, skills and interests (evidence) in an electronic format that showcases learning and experience over time.

When you think about your L-Portfolio and the types of evidence that it contains, it is important to think carefully about its purpose and intended audience.

Your L-Portfolio may contain all or some of the following:

  • Files of various formats (text, pictures, video, etc.)
  • Evidence related to courses taken, programs of study, etc.
  • Writing samples (which might include several drafts to show development and improvement)
  • Projects prepared for class or extracurricular activities
  • Evidence of creativity and performance
  • Evidence of extracurricular or co-curricular activities, including examples of leadership
  • Evaluations, analysis and recommendations

Uses of L-Portfolio

Recognition of Prior Learning application:

Our RPL tool is in the form of an L-Portfolio, and allows students to put on record all their life experiences, interests and skills. Not only will their academic achievement be listed out, but also any life experiences that could potentially be taken into account for extra credit as Recognition of Prior Learning. For instance, an individual who has taken care of his or her bedridden parent has already gained valuable caregiver experience, which could be chalked up against practical expertise and added to their resume.

This L-Portfolio could be sent to employers when applying for work, to universities while applying for extra credits through RPL, or in any other ways to market their expertise.

Showcase/Professional L Portfolios

These L-Portfolios are used as a way to demonstrate (showcase) the highlights of a student’s academic and professional career.

Learning Portfolios

These portfolios are typically created by a student as part of a course as a way to demonstrate learning and the learning process. These portfolios are often shared with other students to elicit peer feedback. Learning portfolios support the idea of formative feedback as an essential part of the learning process.

  1. Application: Submit your online application by clicking “Apply Now” on the top right corner of the course page.
  2. Interview: Once you’ve met IHNA’s eligibility criteria you will be contacted for an interview with an admissions consultant
  3. Offer Letter: If you’re successful with the interview you will be offered a place for the course as per the availability of each intake.
  4. Enrolment Fee: After signing the offer acceptance an invoice will be issued for the course. You may be eligible for government funding, so please call our team to know more.
  5. Confirmation of Admission: We will issue a conformation of admission once the enrolment fee has been received.

Call us on 1800 22 52 83 for any questions regarding your application.

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