Students will explore the way in which Primary Healthcare is delivered in Australia and how this aligns with the World Health Organizations (WHO) Alma-Ata declaration and ‘health for all’ initiative. Students will critically examine how healthcare practices impact individuals, families and communities within the primary healthcare framework.
- Primary Health Care philosophy and social determinates of health
- Primary Health Care models
- Primary Health Care in Indigenous and Cultural and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities
- Primary Health Care Reform
- Health literacy and education
- National global health priorities, policy and management
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||analyse the current healthcare system in Australia and identify how the social determinants of health impact different communities within Australia||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|2||critically examine the current primary healthcare reform in Australia and analyse the impact this will have on sustainability and how nursing in primary health care will be delivered into the future||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||identify the diverse population groups in the community and integrate knowledge of primary health care to develop a healthcare initiative to address the needs of that community||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|4||analyse the role of health literacy, communication and education on health outcomes for individuals, families and communities in diverse population groups||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|5||identify and analyse state, national and global health priorities in the primary healthcare context and develop an understanding of the strategies and goals behind service delivery, policy and management.||Knowledge of a discipline|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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