Assessment 2 Information
|Subject Name:||Healthcare Systems|
|Assessment Title: Assessment Type: Length:||Case Study Slide Deck|
Individual PowerPoint presentation slides with notes
2000 words, 20 slides + 100 words per slide (+/- 10% allowable range)
The purpose of this individual assessment is to foster students’ ability to utilise data and a systems- thinking approach to predict the role and influence of preventative strategies and technology on the demand for healthcare in the future. Students will debate the ethical issues that can arise in the management of health care systems. They will utilise these skills to develop plans and recommendations to create ways for systems and management challenges to be resolved. In addition, they will create an inventory of resource requirements that are applicable to a variety of healthcare settings, with a focus on vulnerable populations.
This assessment requires students to undertake an analysis of a health service and consider how well it is prepared to meet the needs of Australia’s ageing population.
Students may select any specialist health service from within their own state and should be from the health sectors b) OR d) as described below:
This analysis should be undertaken using a systems thinking approach and should use the WHO six building blocks of a health system framework. The building blocks are:
It is important that you view the PowerPoint entitled ‘Tools for Systems Thinking’ which is available in the assessments portal BEFORE you begin your assessment.
The PowerPoint provides an overview of several tools used for undertaking a systems thinking approach to analysis. Make sure you read the slides and review all the additional resources supplied.
Your assessment is essentially in two parts:
In part one you should position your chosen service within the broader Australian heath system by examining its interconnectedness, boundaries and relationships using a systems perspective. You should use at least one (1) systems thinking tool.
In part two you should analyse your chosen service and its preparedness to meet the needs of Australia’s ageing population using the WHO six building blocks of a health system framework. You should use at least two (2) systems thinking tools.
Your assessment submission will be a PowerPoint slide deck made up of:
There is no expectation that students will deliver the presentation.
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