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Unit of Study CMM10580 - The Australian Health Care System (2020)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 compare and contrast the health of Australians and major elements of the health care system with those of other Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) nations
2 explain the various factors which influence the health of Australians and the functions of the Australian health care system
3 explain the impact of health care policy, funding and governance on the Australian health care system
4 describe the role information technology plays in the Australian health care system
5 discuss the impact of current trends in the health care system on the health care workforce.
6 identify various factors which influence the health of priority population groups in Australia

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. compare and contrast the health of Australians and major elements of the health care system with those of other Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) nations
    • GA4:
  2. explain the various factors which influence the health of Australians and the functions of the Australian health care system
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  3. explain the impact of health care policy, funding and governance on the Australian health care system
    • GA3:
    • GA5:
  4. describe the role information technology plays in the Australian health care system
    • GA3:
    • GA5:
  5. discuss the impact of current trends in the health care system on the health care workforce.
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  6. identify various factors which influence the health of priority population groups in Australia
    • GA4:
    • GA5:

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