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Unit description

Presents primary health care as central to achieving real outcomes and health benefits for Aboriginal people. Collaborative and community owned approaches to primary health care are examined and supporting networks described. 

Unit content

Topic 1: National Organisations, Networks and Supporting Agencies

Topic 2: Aboriginal Medical Services Organisation and Administration

Topic 3: Traditional Health Workers

Topic 4: Networking Skills in Aboriginal Community Contexts 

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1demonstrate an understanding of interconnected and different disciplinary areas and the organisational utility of local, national and international networks in Indigenous health Ethical practiceKnowledge of a discipline
2examine the local and contextual connections and networks, memberships and engagements necessary to support collaboration in Aboriginal health care Communication and social skillsCultural competence
3develop an understanding of the importance of appropriate relevant networks to support professional placements. Knowledge of a disciplineCultural competence

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

  1. demonstrate an understanding of interconnected and different disciplinary areas and the organisational utility of local, national and international networks in Indigenous health
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  2. examine the local and contextual connections and networks, memberships and engagements necessary to support collaboration in Aboriginal health care
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
    • GA7: Cultural competence
  3. develop an understanding of the importance of appropriate relevant networks to support professional placements.
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA7: Cultural competence

Teaching and assessment

Notice

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Fee information

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