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Diploma of Practice Management
HLT57715
This course will equip you with everything you need to know to run a medical or allied health practice.

Diploma of Practice Management HLT57715

A rewarding career in Practice Management starts here

If you have strong leadership and organisation skills, and are looking to start a rewarding career in practice management, then studying a Diploma of Practice Management will give you the formal qualifications you need to work as a qualified Practice Manager.

This course will equip you with everything you need to know to run a thriving practice, from accounting to marketing, to team management and equipment procurement.

We will take you through each business component and equip you with strategies you can implement at work in order to successfully achieve business goals. You will learn how to plan, strategise and delegate tasks.

By graduation you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to work as a Practice Manager, and confidently take control of any medical or allied health practice.

 

 

This is a Nationally Recognised course.

 

See our other management courses.

Qualification

Diploma of Practice Management

Delivery

Online & Online available

Length

1 assignment every 5 days to graduate in 12 months

Study Load

Submit 1 assignment every 5 days to graduate in 12 months
Submit 1 assignments per week to graduate in 18 months

Cost

Online: $12,890

Payment Options

Upfront Payment
Payment Plan

Course Outcomes

Once you’ve completed your Diploma of Practice Management, you’ll be able to use a range of specialised competencies to oversee the operations and promotion of medical and allied health practices. This could include potentially gaining employment as a:

Medical Practice Manager

Earning on average $60,000 per annum~, this is the perfect job for a multi-tasking leader.~Source: seeklearning.com.au 

Health Administration Manager

Ensure quality patient care by managing chaos in different health care facilities.

Health and Welfare Services Manager

Coordinating and managing health and welfare programs, earn up to $120,000 per annum~.~Source: seeklearning.com.au

Delivery Options and Length

Online

Study entirely online, meaning you can study at your own pace, when and where suits you through our online learning platform.

1 assignment every 5 days to graduate in: 12 months

Online

Study entirely online, meaning you can study at your own pace, when and where suits you through our online learning platform.

1 assignment per week to graduate in : 18 months

Cost & Payment Options

Upfront Payment
Payment Plan

The cost of this qualification is $12,890.

Your course fee includes the delivery and assessment of your qualification, your study materials (including all resources) and on-going support from our Education Team.

VET FEE-HELP Meaning you can start your study now and pay later, with no upfront costs.

Upfront payment All course costs can be paid in total via VISA/MasterCard or bank deposit.

Payment plan Paid via a series of regular weekly or fortnightly instalments.

*VET FEE-HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme. Eligibility criteria apply.

Online

$12,890

Course Structure & Prerequisites

BSBWOR501

Manage personal work priorities and professional development
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create systems and process to organise information and prioritise tasks. It applies to individuals working in managerial positions who have excellent organisational skills. The work ethic of individuals in this role has a significant impact on the work culture and patterns of behaviour of others as managers at this level are role models in their work environment.

BSBCUS501

Manage quality customer services
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop strategies to manage organisational systems that ensure products and services are delivered and maintained to standards agreed by the organisation. It applies to individuals who supervise the provision of quality customer service within an organisation’s procedures framework by others. At this level, individuals must exercise considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem solving and decision making strategies.

BSBRSK501

Manage risk
This unit describes skills and knowledge required to manage risks in a range of contexts across an organisation or for a specific business unit or area in any industry setting. It applies to individuals who are working in positions of authority and are approved to implement change across the organisation, business unit, program or project area. They may or may not have responsibility for directly supervising others.

BSBADM502

Manage Meetings
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage a range of meetings including overseeing the meeting preparation processes, chairing meetings, organising the minutes and reporting meeting outcomes.

BSBWOR502

Lead and manage team effectiveness
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead teams in the workplace and to actively engage with the management of the organisation. It applies to individuals working at a managerial level who facilitate work teams and build a positive culture within their work teams. At this level, work will normally be carried out using complex and diverse methods and procedures requiring the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem solving and decision making strategies.

BSBHRM506

Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage all aspects of recruitment selection and induction processes, in accordance with organisational policies and procedures. It applies to individuals or human resource personnel who take responsibility for managing aspects of selecting new staff and orientating those staff in their new positions. It is not assumed that the individual will be directly involved in the selection processes themselves, although this may well be the case.

BSBHRM501

Manage human resources services
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, manage and evaluate delivery of human resource services, integrating business ethics.

BSBMGT502

Manage people performance
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the performance of staff who report to them directly. Development of key result areas and key performance indicators and standards, coupled with regular and timely coaching and feedback, provide the basis for performance management.

BSBFIM501

Manage budgets and financial plans
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake financial management within a work team in an organisation. It includes planning and implementing financial management approaches, supporting team members whose role involves aspects of financial operations, monitoring and controlling finances and reviewing and evaluating effectiveness of financial management processes.

BSBMED301

Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to understand and respond to instructions; to carry out routine tasks and communicate with a range of internal/external clients in a medical environment; as well as use appropriate medical terminology.

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work respectfully with people from diverse social and cultural groups and situations, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

CHCLEG003

Manage legal and ethical compliance
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research information about compliance and ethical practice responsibilities, before developing and monitoring policies and procedures to meet those responsibilities.

HLTINF003

Implement and monitor infection prevention control policies and procedures
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide information about infection prevention and control procedures, integrate those procedures into work practices and monitor workplace performance.

HLTADM004

Manage health billing and accounting system
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor a billing and accounting system in a health practice, with consideration of client accessibility, practice viability and regulatory and legislative requirements.

HLTWHS004

Manage work health and safety
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area, according to WHS legislative requirements.

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