Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

On completion of this subject students will be able to identify and respond to factors affecting health in Australia. Be able to discuss funding sources for health care in Australia and a apply principles and knowledge of nursing practice to work effectively within a health care system.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLyn Faulks

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following courses: HBHCB, HBHCK, HBHCM, HBHCP, HBHCW


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


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

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Use effective communication skills in complex situations.
02. Accept cultural diversity as a basis for effective workplace and professional relationships and communicate effectively with culturally diverse persons.
03. Take into account a range of factors affecting health and identify key issues relevant to individuals and groups in Australian communities.
04. Develop use of information technology in health settings and demonstrate skills to lead small groups.

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