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HEALTH SERVICES MANAGEMENT

Planning and Organising in Health Services Management - HMA1501
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: To equip students with higher cognitive skills of planning and organising (as part of the management process), to develop health care practitioners who are able to strategically plan for health services and organise the available health care resources, in different health service settings.
Leading and Control in Health Services Management - HMA1502
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: To equip students with higher cognitive skills of analysis, synthesis and evaluation in directing, leading and control (as part of the management process), to develop health care practitioners who are able to direct, lead and control health services, as well as the available health care resources, in different health service settings.
Human Resource Management in Health Services - HMA2601
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: HMA1501 & HMA1502
Purpose: To enable students to demonstrate and apply their understanding of planning for, and management of human resources, considerations in determining staffing, recruiting, selecting and assigning health care staff, ensuring health and safety and the motivation of staff.
Labour Relations in Health Services - HMA2602
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: HMA1501 & HMA1502
Purpose: To enable students to gain insight into the nature of labour relations in health services, the implications of professionalism and ethics in labour relations, the manager's role in collective bargaining, discipline and handling of grievances, the role of statutory bodies, and applying this understanding in practical health services situations.
Health Services Management Practica - HMA2603
Under Graduate Degree Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: HMA2601 & HMA2602
Purpose: To enable students to gain practical experience in managementrelated procedures and issues by providing exercises, group work and role play in topics such as developing job descriptions, staff requirements, assertiveness, team building, setting standards and criteria, auditing, incident reporting, budgeting and meeting procedures, conflict management, effective discipline, handling grievances, doing a situational analysis, problem solving and decision-making.
Financial Management in Health Services - HMA3701
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: HMA2601 & HMA2602 Co-requisite: HMA2603
Purpose: To prepare students with knowledge and skills to manage financial resources in health care services by focusing on budgets and the budget process, cost containment, cost implications and managed care.
Quality in Health Services Management - HMA3702
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: HMA2601 & HMA2602 Co-requisite: HMA2603
Purpose: To prepare students with knowledge and skills to strive for excellence in their health care services by focusing on standards and criteria, accreditation, infection control, risk management and quality evaluation tools.
Leadership in Health Services Management - HMA3703
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: HMA2601 & HMA2602 Co-requisite: HMA2603
Purpose: To assist students to gain insight, knowledge, attitude and skills in leadership and related issues: in order to effectively lead in fast changing multicultural diverse health environments.
Contemporary issues in Health Services Management - HMA3704
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: HMA2601 & HMA2602 Co-requisite: HMA2603
Purpose: To develop health practitioners who are able to learn from the history of health services management, to deal with contemporary legal and ethical Management issues, create culture sensitive work environments, deal with the shortage of health professionals and develop the ability to identify and interpret issues in shaping the future of health care services.