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 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. 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
Incompatable 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
The 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 you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

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 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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