Core Module Information
Module title: Managing Healthcare Resources

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: HSC11175
Module leader: Isabel Nyangu
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Allied Health and Social Care Sciences

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

This module will introduce you to key concepts relating to the management of the delivery of healthcare resources. The module addresses the key national and global policy drivers for healthcare. You will learn how organisational changes are required to manage complexities in healthcare, seeking to improve service delivery. This module will address the impact of change, management of resources and organisational development with support from human resources (HR).

Topics covered will include organisational structure; aims, strategy and values; finance; national and global healthcare policy drivers; sustainability of healthcare services, health technology; specialist role in healthcare; managing change; project management; resource management; Human resource contributions-workforce planning; workforce development; performance management; inclusion, diversity, equality.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Critically evaluate the policy drivers in shaping contemporary health and social services.
LO2: Critically investigate the complexities involved in leadership, resource management, evidence base, policy implementation and the management of change in relation to service redevelopment.
LO3: Critically appraise the application of advanced technologies and resilience requirement of an organisation to address innovation and service delivery.
LO4: Evaluate the contribution of human resources to organisational effectiveness and the impact of the change in service delivery.

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