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Unit of Study CMM93010 - Health Systems, Policies and Practices (2017)

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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 explore the differences between health systems and health care systems
2 describe and critique the various types of population health outcomes used to evaluate the success of health care systems
3 analyse the range of social , cultural, environmental, economic and political factors which impact on health care systems
4 critique of the strengths and weaknesses of private, public, regulated and deregulated health care
5 compare national and international health care systems across a range of performance indicators.
6 demonstrate advanced knowledge of the impact of political, social and environmental change on the possible futures of health systems

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

  1. explore the differences between health systems and health care systems
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  2. describe and critique the various types of population health outcomes used to evaluate the success of health care systems
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  3. analyse the range of social , cultural, environmental, economic and political factors which impact on health care systems
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  4. critique of the strengths and weaknesses of private, public, regulated and deregulated health care
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  5. compare national and international health care systems across a range of performance indicators.
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  6. demonstrate advanced knowledge of the impact of political, social and environmental change on the possible futures of health systems
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:

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