THE AUSTRALIAN HEALTH SYSTEM
Not currently offered
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
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