THE AUSTRALIAN HEALTH SYSTEM
Credit points: 15
This subject will introduce students to the key structural components of the Australian health system, their interrelationships and relevant policy issues. The health status of Australians and inputs to the system (finance, workforce, technological resources) are reviewed together with institutional arrangements (hospitals, primary health and community care, public health services) departmental and interdepartmental structures in government and the role of consumers. Trends in health system performance are also explored. This subject will focus on developing students' understanding of and ability to critically assess how the Australian health system has eve loved and current issues and challenges including pressures for reform. The current health system reform agenda will be examined and discussed, together with future directions for the health system.
SchoolPsychology and Public Health
Subject Co-ordinatorZhanming Liang
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Available as ElectiveNo
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Special conditionsOffered subject to sufficient enrolment numbers.
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
The Australian health care system.
AuthorDuckett, S.J. & Willcox, S.
PublisherOxford University Press
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
Intended Learning Outcomes
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On-Line, 2020, Semester 1, Online
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorZhanming Liang
Three 3.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via blended.
"All students are required to participate in on-line discussions, plus have regular contact with subject lecturers using email and online discussion board facility of LMS: equivalent to 39 hours. Three optional face-to-face classes will be held in City. Combination of day and night classes."
|Four online group discussions (2,400 word equiv. per student)||N/A||N/A||No||40||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
|Major assignment (3,000 word equiv.)||N/A||N/A||No||45||SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
|Three 15-minute MCQ online examinations||N/A||N/A||No||15||SILO1|