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Unit of Study HLTH5005 - Principles and Practice of Clinical Accountability (2023)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

critically review the key principles of clinical accountability within the health care context

compare and contrast discipline-based practice codes and standards and their impact on clinical decision-making

demonstrate the linkage between clinical accountability and clinical governance

develop a framework for service evaluation and improvement

report on the legal implications governing clinical accountability in health care practice