PUBLIC HEALTH PALLIATIVE CARE

PHE5AHP

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students are introduced to public health approaches to palliative care, drawing upon key insights of public health and health promotion and applying them to palliative care. The goal of a public health approach is to develop end of life care strategies and policies for the whole population. Evidence that under-girds strategies for integrated palliative care  care incorporating both formal and informal care resources  will be reviewed. Through the seminars participants will be encouraged to explore applications to their personal and professional formation and practice.

 

 

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBruce Rumbold

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveYes

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Special conditionsOffered subject to sufficient enrolment numbers.

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The Oxford Textbook of Public Health Palliative Care

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Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorAbel, J. & Kellehear, A. (Eds)

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PublisherOxford, OUP, 2021

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Career Ready

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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Critically assess values, beliefs and ideas that inform current thinking about preferred directions for end of life care.
02. Critically review the contribution of public health principles and practices to developing the social dimensions of palliative care.
03. Apply public health palliative care ideas to end of life policy and practice.
04. Critically reflect upon your own provision of end of life care in your workplace or community.

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