Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 18 hours lectures |
Total Time Commitment:
In addition to the subject contact hours, students are expected to devote approximately 3 hours a week to this subject.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the University’s courses. Students who feel their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Course Coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorMs Robyn Faulkner
School of Nursing and Social Work
The University of Melbourne
Level 5, 234 Queensberry St
Carlton Victoria 3053 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 8344 9400
F: +61 3 9347 4375
This subject enables students to explore international, national and local political and economic factors that impact on the healthcare system and the provision of health services. Students will examine, using epidemiological data, the impact of environment, occupation, race, gender and poverty on health status and identify the major causes of morbidity and mortality in specific populations. Students will examine current government initiatives, including funding models, health promotion and screening, and will debate issues identified in the provision of contemporary health care.
At the completion of this subject students should be able to:
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Duckett, S. (2004). The Australian health care system. USA: Oxford University Press
Specific readings and web-based resources selected by the subject coordinator will be made available to students through the Leaning Management System (LMS).
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
At the completion of this subject, students should be able to demonstrate:
|Links to further information:||http://www.nursing.unimelb.edu.au/|
Master of Nursing Science |
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