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Postgraduate | UND-MEDI5018 | 2023

Environmental Sustainability and Health Care Systems

Study method
100% online
Assessments
100% online
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
Duration
13 weeks

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Environmental Sustainability and Health Care Systems

About this subject

  • On completion of this subject students should be able to achieve the following learning outcomes:

    1. Describe the impacts of climate change and environmental degradation on health and health care systems in Australia and globally.

    2. Describe the health system’s impact on the environment.

    3. Use a systems approach to develop strategies for a health service to become environmentally sustainable including using quality improvement processes.

    4. Monitor and critically appraise the response of health care systems to adapt to and mitigate climate change.

    5. Analyse a systems approach to building health promoting, environmentally sustainable communities and health care systems.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:

Core

  • UND-PES-GCE-2023 - Graduate Certificate in Public and Environmentally Sustainable Health

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Class is online in the evening, 6pm - 9pm.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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