HSH211 - Australian Health Care System

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

HBS107

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including weekly 1 hour scheduled online seminars

Content

This unit will explore the Australian health care delivery and funding systems and policies, and its core aims of equity, quality, efficiency and acceptability. Students learn about the health status of the Australian population, the health workforce, levels of health care from primary and community care to secondary and tertiary care and the systems and sectors that manage them. The roles of the States and Commonwealth in the funding and provision of those services is covered, as well as the roles of the public and private sectors, challenges in the provision of health and social care workforce, and current health policy debates.

Unit Fee Information

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