HLT711 Clinical Judgement and Decision Making (8)

This subject will explore the issue of judgement and decision making within the context of professional practice. The subject will discuss different approaches to judgement and decision making from an analytical perspective. Students will be exposed to tools that they can use in their professional practice to make and evaluate their judgement and decision making. 

Subject Outlines
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Availability

Session 1 (30)
On Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus
Online
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus
Online
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: HLT711. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System

HD/FL

Duration

One session

School

Faculty of Science

Enrolment Restrictions

 This subject is available only to students enrolled in the Doctor of Health Science, or in another doctoral-level program with the approval of the  Sub Dean, Graduate Studies in the Faculty of Science.
 

Subject Relationships

HLT511 Paired Subject

Incompatible Subjects

HLT511

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • Be able to differentiate between judgements and decisions;
  • Be able to analyse and evaluate clinical situations, and utilise an evidence-based approach to inform judgements and decision making;
  • Be able to apply critical, analytical and evaluation methods to improve the decision making process;
  • Be able to research, evaluate, and clearly articulate external issues that affect the decision making process;
  • Be able to demonstrate advanced research, analytical, critical, reflection and communication skills.

Syllabus

This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Decision making and judgement
  • Differences between decision making and judgement
  • The cognitive continuum
  • Hamms cognitive continuum, and intuitive vs analytical decision making
  • Expert policy capturing
  • Decision algorithms
  • Judging judgement, including gold standard and test results
  • ROC analysis, production and evaluation
  • Bayes theory
  • Computer-aided decision making
  • Decision analysis

Contact

Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or ask@csu.edu.au or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2019 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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