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Health Systems and Services

Undergraduate | USA-HLTH1056 | 2024

Learn the ins and outs of health systems and schemes. Discuss current issues such as the National Disability Insurance Scheme and vaccinations. Learn about policy and influences. Study initiatives for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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Enrol by
16 June 2024
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
10 weeks
Start dates
8 Jan 2024,
24 June 2024

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Health Systems and Services

About this subject

  • By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:

    1. Describe the health system structures in Australia, including key entities, stakeholders, funding sources, and policy and regulatory frameworks.
    2. Explain the role of public policy in promoting and protecting health and preventing illness.
    3. Discuss the relevance of different conceptual definitions of health and wellbeing on health policy and the health service system.
    4. Describe contemporary initiatives to promote and improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.
    5. Demonstrate personal and professional development through course engagement and participation in group work.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
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