HEALTHCARE IN AUSTRALIA

HIM1HAU

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will allow you to develop an understanding of professional healthcare delivery in Australia. Areas of professional healthcare delivery that will be examined include; population health and prevention, general practice and community health; emergency health services and hospital care; mental health, rehabilitation and palliative care. You will review and analyse the overall health of Australia's population and investigate the diverse roles of a range of health professionals in the delivery of healthcare. You will develop critical reasoning skills through relevant case scenarios which introduce enquiry-based learning and teamwork. This subject will support the development of foundation academic skills and information literacy required for successful university study.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMerilyn Riley

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Identify and explain the key health benefits and challenges facing modern Australians from a population health perspective.
02. Examine the human experience of health, illness and disability by navigating through healthcare in Australia.
03. Analyse the roles of a diverse range of health professionals in the delivery of Australian healthcare.
04. Effectively use academic resources to develop plans for enquiry and independent learning.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMerilyn Riley

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
Twelve 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Team analysis of a case study with a 15 min oral presentation and case notes (1000 words equivalent)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One diagnostic report of academic resources (500 words equivalent)

N/AReportIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO4

One 30 min in class quiz (500 words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2

Individual report (2000 words equivalent)

N/AReportIndividualNo55 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMerilyn Riley

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
Twelve 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Team analysis of a case study with a 15 min oral presentation and case notes (1000 words equivalent)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One diagnostic report of academic resources (500 words equivalent)

N/AReportIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO4

One 30 min in class quiz (500 words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2

Individual report (2000 words equivalent)

N/AReportIndividualNo55 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4