School of Health Professions

Professional Development - Short Courses

Quality and Safety in Healthcare (SHP301)

The Quality and Safety in Healthcare short course provides a framework for Health Professionals through interactive learning activities. Developed from the School of Health Profession's Postgraduate course in Health Care Management, the short course is offered in six modules. Each module is comprised of a separate quality and safety topic, inclusive of online activities, readings and assessments. Participants have the flexibility of enrolling in just one, some or all six modules, according to their professional needs and interests.


  • The Concepts of Safety and Quality in Healthcare

  • Errors and Adverse Events: How Systems and Humans Interact

  • Understanding and Managing Clinical Risk: Application to Healthcare

  • Acquired Infections, Medication Errors and Teamwork

  • Investigating and Learning from Errors

  • Engaging Consumers in Care

  • Quality Improvement to Enhance Care

Students will be provided with support from the Course Coordinator as required to understand the content and to complete the modules. All attendees will be provided with a Certificate of Completion for a successful completing of each module.

For all enquiries into this unit, please call (08) 9360 2669 or email for information.


Clinical Management of Breastfeeding and Human Lactation (48L CERPs)

Need to prepare for the International Board Certified Lactation Consultants Exam?
Catch up on some breastfeeding education?

The Clinical Management of Breastfeeding and Human Lactation short course will consolidate your current understanding with the opportunity to earn 16 CERPs /module and up to 48 CERPs and MidPLUS points/semester.

Each semester short course consists of four modules. Participants have the flexibility of enrolling in just one, some, or all four modules according to their needs and interests. Modules are available as three and four week in duration, running in Semester One of every year on our South Street Campus.