Assignment number and title One: In-Class Test
Assignment type In-Class Test
Weighting of assignment 40%
Size or length of assessment 2 hours
Unit learning outcomes
1. Demonstrate the following knowledge and understanding
Critical understanding of health needs of a diverse population and a consideration of how wider socio-political and economic issues influence how health services are planned, resourced, and organized effectively to address those needs.
2. Demonstrate the following skills and abilities
Evidence of good project management skills in planning, leading and delivering a health service strategy that is cost effective, timely and qualitative.
What am I required to do in this assignment?
You are required to make concise notes of up to 800 words and upload these no later than 24 hours before the in-class test. Notes must be fully referenced with a corresponding reference list, presented in Harvard style.
You may have a copy of the notes that you uploaded to support you on the day of the test.
On the day of the test, you will be provided with a case study of a real-life service that is concerned with healthcare and welfare of the people who use its service.
You are required to answer a series of questions that demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of the factors that need to be considered regarding delivery and on-going development of that service and how these can be addressed to improve service delivery and outcomes for the people who use the service.
In your answers, you must show your knowledge of the wider socio-political and socio-economic factors that strengthen or limit service delivery.
In your answers, you must use in-text references and/or citations.
You do not need to provide a reference list in your answer form as you will have already provided this in your notes.
What do I need to do to pass? (Threshold Expectations from UIF)
How do I produce high quality work that merits a good grade?
This section is to be left blank and completed by the students in an in-class Assessment Dialogue.
The assessment brief is discussed during an in-class session with students, explaining the assessment, the rubric and marking criteria.
How does this assignment relate to what we are doing in scheduled sessions?
Each week lectures will cover specific topics that are linked to your assignment
Each week seminars will include activities related to health services planning and management.
You will be expected to undertake reading of the core text and guided text.
You will be encouraged to undertake research as part of your learning activities on aspects that relate to the assignment.