Highlights the fact that in all instances, marginalised and dominated populations suffer a greater burden of disease. Theories of social determination, evidence-based evaluations and bias identification will be compared.
Topic 1: Causation health and causation health inequity
Topic 2: Social Determinants
Topic 3: An Equitable Evidence Base
Topic 4: Methodological Diversity
Topic 5: Evidence Synthesis and Situation analysis
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.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||critique the principles of social determination and identify relevant social issues and community contexts that impact on the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|2||evaluate equity frameworks to reveal internal bias and expose social factors in problem identification||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|3||critically analyse social interventions and health and wellbeing movements from a social determinant perspective.||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice|
- Edited by Bronwyn Carson, Terry Dunbar, Richard D. Chenhall and Ross Bailie., 2007, Social Determinants of Indigenous Health, 1st edn, Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest, NSW. ISBN: 9781741751420.
Teaching and assessment
|Structured online learning 3 hours/week (12 weeks)|
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