HEALTH IN MODERN AUSTRALIA

PHA3HMA

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

There are many factors that influence the quality of health and health outcomes of Australians. These factors can be general, or specific to sub-populations across the country. Students will learn about these factors, and how they can be addressed or overcome to improve the healthcare experience of their patients in practice. An experiential placement will allow students to observe and apply the principles learnt in this subject.

SchoolMolecular Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJason Buccheri

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

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

Readings

Indigenous Australians and Health, the wombat in the room

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorHampton and Toombs

Year2013

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherOxford

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Inclusive Practice for Health Professionals

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDavis, Birks, Chapman

Year2015

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherOxford

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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

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Differentiate the role that pharmacists play in the Australian healthcare system compared to that of pharmacist internationally.
02. Appraise the impact of emotional literacy on interpersonal relationships.
03. Evaluate the role of health literacy in a person's management of their own health, and adapt practice accordingly.
04. Reflect on and critically assess own practice and develop strategies to improve skills in working with people, especially from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJason Buccheri

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
Four 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
Two 1.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual written portfolio (1200 words equivalent)Students asked to reflect on content taught and discussed during lectures and workshops and comment on how the material will shape and influence their own practice.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Weekly online quiz (50 words per quiz, 600 words equivalent total)Short quiz based on required pre-reading to be completed prior to attending workshops

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Oral case scenario assessment (1500 words equivalent)Students will be required to apply differential diagnosis techniques and identify and supply a medicine with appropriate consideration to laws around provision of S2 and S3 medicines

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO3

Group poster and oral presentation (500 words equivalent per member)Pharmacy in a global context poster and presentation (5 minutes per group member) comparing and exploring the roles played by pharmacists in Australia against those in other countries.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO4

Placement (Hurdle)Hurdle requirement of satisfactory completion of placement

N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4