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Unit of Study PBHL5018 Envisioning Health Systems, Policies and Practices (2024)

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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.

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

explore the differences between healthcare systems, policies and practices at national and international levels

critique and distinguish the strengths and weaknesses of private, public, regulated and deregulated healthcare systems, policies and practices

analyse and critique a range of social, cultural, environmental, economic and political factors as well as various types of population health outcomes to evaluate the success of healthcare systems, policies and practices

propose a vision for the success of a healthcare system, policy and practice within health, social and community care settings

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Structured online learning (6 wks)
Discussion board10%
Critical review30%

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