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186215 - Health Care Homes Module 5: Team-based care

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
2.5 hours

This module will assist participants to facilitate and support the principals of team-based care within the Health Care Homes model and the importance of all practice team members working collaboratively to provide patients with flexible, integrated care.

Relevance to General Practice

Health Care Homes is a model for general practices and ACCHS. A Health Care Home is an existing general practice or ACCHS that further commits to a systematic approach to chronic disease management in primary care. This approach supports accountability for ongoing high quality patient care. It uses an evidence-based, coordinated, multi-disciplinary model of care that aims to improve efficiencies and promote innovation in primary care services.

Learning outcomes
  • 1. Identify what work needs to be undertaken in the Health Care Home and identify strategies for how that work could be distributed.
  • 2. Organise Health Care Home teams and pods.
  • 3. Design plans for communication between team members.
  • 4.Implement change tactics to improve team-based care in the Health Care Home.
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    • Ways in which health can be optimised and maintained are communicated to patients, family members and carers

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    • Fragmentation of care is minimised

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    • Effective leadership improves outcomes for patients

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    • Professional knowledge and skills are effectively shared with others

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    • Relevant data is clearly documented, securely stored and appropriately shared for quality improvement

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Adult health
    186215 - Health Care Homes Module 5: Team-based care
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    2.5 hours
    Start Date
    End Date
    CPD Points
    5 cpd
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