Clinical Leadership and Management

This course will prepare you for the transition from emergency clinician to emergency leader. You will learn how to guide and support your service and your colleagues, and to lead or develop a department which enables exemplary patient care. The program is led by an experienced faculty holding national and international leadership positions in emergency medicine and healthcare over the last 20 years.

đź“… Monday, 26 July - Sunday, 7 November 2021 (Semester 2)

CLINICAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
A STANDALONE CERTIFICATE COURSE OR 6 CREDIT POINTS TOWARDS A MASTERS PROGRAM

 

OVERVIEW

This unit will increase clinicians’ awareness of non-medical management principles and processes and the influence of the organisation and government on the provision of patient care.

The leadership content is specific to the emergency and trauma department setting and includes:

  • Effective clinical leadership
  • Successful service development
  • Managing the emergency care process, including understanding pre-hospital systems and influences
  • The importance of establishing data management and presentation/outcomes registries
  • Measuring and improving quality
  • Developing robust research and training programs
  • Accountability for department performance
  • Human resources issues in the emergency and trauma department setting
  • Running health care projects

This unit can be completed as part of a Masters program (such as a Master of Clinical Medicine) or as a standalone certificate course.

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Clinicians and senior administrators with responsibility for the delivery of an emergency clinical service
Emergency Fellows and advanced trainees eager to develop their leadership skills and expand their career opportunities.

 

DATES

This course will be delivered online in accordance to the Monash University semesters.

SEMESTER 2, 2021
Monday, 26 July –  Sunday, 7 November
– Workshop: Date to be confirmed*

 

INTRODUCTION BY PROFESSOR PETER CAMERON, COURSE CONVENOR

 

*The Workshop for this course be may be delivered in-person or online.  This will be dependant on the current situation with the Corona-virus pandemic and advice provided by the Australian Government.

CLINICAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
A STANDALONE CERTIFICATE COURSE OR 6 CREDIT POINTS TOWARDS A MASTERS PROGRAM

 

FORMAT

The Clinical Leadership and Management course is a semester long university program.

The course format will include:

  • Weekly online readings
  • A weekly online discussion task
  • Online video podcasts
  • A compulsory 8 hour workshop

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Implement a robust and defensible approach to clinical leadership in the emergency and trauma context;
  2. Apply a critically reflective approach towards the management of human resources’ issues in the emergency and trauma context;
  3. Positively influence key stakeholders within the emergency and trauma context
  4. Critically evaluate quality improvement measures in the emergency and trauma context
  5. Apply high-level analytical and leadership skills in relation to the implementation of a range of health care projects of relevance to the emergency and trauma context

 

CORE TEXTS

The core texts for this unit are:

  • Cameron P, Little, Mitra B, Deasy C, Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine, 5th Edition, Elsevier, London, 2019
  • Cameron P, Browne G, Mitra B, Dalziel S, Craig S, Textbook of Paediatric Emergency Medicine, 3rd Edition, Elsevier, London 2018

ASSESSMENT SUMMARY

Hurdle requirement:

  1. Attendance to a one day workshop*

 

Assessments:

  1. Written report of 5000 words: develop, justify, and plan implementation of (one of) a quality improvement program, a staff engagement program or a service development project relevant to the student’s local clinical setting.(40%)
  2. Personal reflection of 1000 words on completion of workshop (20%)
  3. Timely response to 12 weekly online discussion questions linked to lecture and readings (40%)

COURSE COMPLETION

On completion of this course students will receive certification from  Monash University. This certificate will indicate competency in the learning objectives described in the course overview. Credit towards  Masters programs can be obtained.

 

* The workshop is subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  This workshop may be delivered remotely, partially or in full, in accordance with government guidance at the time.

CLINICAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
A STANDALONE CERTIFICATE COURSE OR 6 CREDIT POINTS TOWARDS A MASTERS PROGRAM

 

FEES
  • $3,500.00 per person + GST
  • Course fee includes all required learning resources.

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
  • In very rare cases, due to clinical demand or other unforeseen, unavoidable reasons, courses may need to be cancelled. In this instance registrants will be advised urgently and will receive a full refund for registration fees.
  • If you are no longer able to attend this course you may transfer the fees to the next available date.
  • If you are no longer able to attend this course you may transfer course fees to another person without penalty.
  • All transfer requests must be made in writing.

 

REFUND POLICY
  • Cancellation more than 30 days before the event: 70% refund.
  • Cancellation less than 30 days: no refund.
  • Cancellation must be in writing.

 

 

 

CLINICAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
A STANDALONE CERTIFICATE COURSE OR 6 CREDIT POINTS TOWARDS A MASTERS PROGRAM


Profesor Peter Cameron

Academic Director, The Alfred Emergency & Trauma Centre
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Associate Professor de Villiers Smit
Director of Emergency Services, Alfred Health
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Dr Jeremy Stevens
Deputy Director of Emergency Education Training & Workforce, Alfred Health
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Dr Fatima Rahman
Director of Emergency, Sandringham Hospital, Alfred Health
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Dr Carl Luckhoff
Deputy Director of Emergency​ Clinical Operations, Alfred Health
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CLINICAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
A STANDALONE CERTIFICATE COURSE OR 6 CREDIT POINTS TOWARDS A MASTERS PROGRAM

This will be conducted online and if a face-to-face workshop day is a confirmed part of the course, it will be run from The Alfred Hospital.

The Alfred Hospital
55 Commercial Road
Melbourne, VIC, 3004

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CLINICAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
A STANDALONE CERTIFICATE COURSE OR 6 CREDIT POINTS TOWARDS A MASTERS PROGRAM

For more information about this course, please contact the Course Coordinator.

Angela Hodges
Alfred Emergency Education
Telephone: 03 9903 0666
Email:

 

 

 

 

 

 

ENDORSEMENT & ACCREDITATION

This course is endorsed by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine and accredited by the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine.