- Code HLTH2001
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by ANU Medical School
- ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
- Course subject Health Science
- Areas of interest Health, Medicine and the Body, Policy Studies, Medicine, Public Health, Health
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Rosalie Aroni
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2019
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This course will provide students with an understanding of the concept of a health system. The World Health Organisation model will be outlined and examined. The Australian health care system will be used as a case study to highlight student understandings of health systems. This will include examination of the structures and layers of the health system, funding arrangements, workforce issues, regulatory/governance arrangements in areas such as therapeutic goods and the policy process. A key component of the course will be an introduction to patient journeys within the Australian health system and the issues related to successful navigation of health systems. Students will also be introduced to comparative health systems analysis.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Define the key characteristics of a health system and apply this knowledge to the Australian health system;
- Identify and describe the roles of different levels of government in the Australian health care system;
- Explain different models and mechanisms of governance and financing in Australia and apply that knowledge in examining other health systems;
- Critically assess health workforce regulation, distribution and production in Australia and apply that knowledge to other health systems;
- Describe various forms of health service delivery and critically examine their potential impact on the experiences of patients, families and health care providers;
- Identify key actors in health policy making and apply this knowledge to critical examination of health policy development and implementation.
Indicative AssessmentAssessment will be based on:
- Tutorial assessments: 30% (LO - 1-6)
- Essay: 2,500 words 35% (LO -1-6)
- Exam 35% (LO-1-6)
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Workload2 hours of face-to-face lectures and 2 hours of face-to-face tutorials
Assumed KnowledgeHLTH1001 and HLTH1002
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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|9879||22 Jul 2019||29 Jul 2019||31 Aug 2019||25 Oct 2019||In Person||N/A|