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J Moore (B)
3 hours (1 x 3 hour workshop) per week (9 workshops)
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This unit explores health from a social view and in doing so examines the link between policy and health. The unit is designed to provide insight to contemporary notions of health and highlight how health and wellbeing of individuals, communities and society can be impacted by social factors. Students explore notions of policy development and procedures. Policy analysis skills are introduced to allow students to critically examine policies that promote health. Topics to be addressed in this unit include: contemporary health from a social determinants perspective; the policy process; theory and policy; healthy public policy; and policy analysis.
Health issues paper (2000 words) 40%, reflective practice presentation (oral presentation equivalent to 1000 words) 30%, policy analysis essay (2000 words) 40%
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