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PA500395: Managing in health

[Page last updated: 03 August 2022]

Academic Year: 2022/23
Owning Department/School: Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Credits: 15 CATS credits
Notional Study Hours: 150
Level: FHEQ level 7
Modular (no specific semester)
Assessment Summary: CW100
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Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this unit participants will be able to:
1. Critically evaluate, distinguish and practice the efficient and effective management of resources to deliver service objectives (intellectual skill, professional skill; taught, facilitated)
2. Develop and monitor standards of practice at an appropriate level for their organisation and position (Professional skill, practical skill; taught, facilitated)
3. Identify, evaluate and respond to national initiatives and priorities (Professional skill, intellectual skill; taught, facilitated)
4. Develop, critically evaluate and implement risk management policies and protocols (intellectual skill, professional skill, practical skill; taught, facilitated)
5. Identify, evaluate and/or implement appropriate performance management strategies (professional skill, practical skills, intellectual skill; taught, facilitated)
6. Work and communicate effectively and appropriately with a range of people in practice contexts on an individual, group and organisational basis (professional skill, key skill; taught, facilitated and assessed)
7. Employ and judge project management approaches for specific work based tasks (professional skill, intellectual skill, key skill; taught, facilitated and Assessed).

Aims: To provide a supportive framework for the development of skills and practice of management in a healthcare context.

Skills: See classification of learning outcomes above.

* Models of finance including commissioning and tendering
* Budget management
* Corporate and business planning
* Marketing
* Team and performance management
* Project management and quality improvement
* Risk management.

Programme availability:

PA500395 is Optional on the following programmes:

Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology


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