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Area/Catalogue
HLTH 1029

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
105467

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Course aim

Provide students with a beginning understanding of the roles and responsibilities of Health Professionals within the Australian Health system.

Course content

Introduction to the Australian health system including regulation and standards; self awareness; principles of WHS; international perspectives in health care; Ottowa charter, World Health Organisation (WHO) categories of impairment, activity and participation, related to social complexities of health and the consumers position and perspective in health care; the roles and responsibilities of professions in health care; professionalism; ethical integrity; academic and professional writing, working and communicating within teams, critical thinking and decision making in the health setting; cultural perspectives including Aboriginal Australians.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Tutorial (On Campus) 2 hours x 4 weeks
Online Activities - x across 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Group assignment - 30% -
Assignment 1500 words 35% -
Portfolio 1500 words 35% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Health Sciences

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