HSH211 - Australian Health Care System

Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125




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Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

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


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.


Assessment task 1: Critical analysis exercise- Case Study Part 1 (1500 words) 40%

Assessment task 2: Case Study- Part 2 (1500 words) 40%

Assessment task 3: Online test (20%)

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