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Environmental Sustainability and Health Care Systems

Postgraduate | UND-MEDI5018 | 2024

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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

To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted into a degree.

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.

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