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Area/Catalogue
HLTH 1047

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
160401

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)

Course aim

To examine the historical, cultural, political, socioeconomic and environmental influences on the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, families and communities.

Course content

The underlying principles of cultural safety in healthcare: health, people, the environment, socio-ecological perspective, relational practice. Contemporary health strategy: health statistics, key policy documents and the influences of historical social, political, cultural, economic and environmental factors on healthcare delivery as it relates to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities.

Textbook(s)

Best, O. & Fredricks, B. 2014, Yatdjuligin: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nursing and Midwifery Care, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne

Prerequisite(s)

Specific program
Program Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
IBNU HLTH 1036 Global and National Health

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Tutorial 3 hours x 8 weeks
Directed Study (online lecture) 1 hour equivalent x 8 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
External (online delivery) - x 8 weeks
Directed Study (online lecture) 1 hour equivalent x 8 weeks
EXTERNAL, WHYALLA, ONLINE
External (online delivery) - x 8 weeks
Directed Study (online lecture) 1 hour equivalent x 8 weeks
EXTERNAL, MT GAMBIER, ONLINE
External (online delivery) - x 8 weeks
Directed Study (online lecture) 1 hour equivalent x 8 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
Assignment 2000 words 40% -
Group assignment 2500 words equivalent 60% -
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Assignment 2000 words 40% -
Group assignment 2500 words equivalent 60% -
EXTERNAL, WHYALLA, ONLINE
Assignment 2000 words 40% -
Group assignment 2500 words equivalent 60% -
EXTERNAL, MT GAMBIER, ONLINE
Assignment 2000 words 40% -
Group assignment 2500 words equivalent 60% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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Non-award enrolment
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* 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 Nursing and Midwifery

Degrees this course is offered in

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