Patient and Health System 1 extend students' knowledge of the Australian healthcare system with an emphasis on the health professional services available to patients. Students consider determinants of health, building on students developing knowledge of health, illness and disease affecting the Australian public. Health enhancing and risk behaviours are related to common diseases and students will reflect on the role of various health professions in delivering healthcare to patients. Students explore the impact of psychosocial factors on health and consider ethical issues in practice.
|1.||Relate the health enhancing and health risk behaviours to common diseases in Australia;|
|2.||Review the current approaches to health education, health promotion and disease prevention;|
|3.||Reflect on psychosocial and environmental factors impacting health & well-being;|
|4.||Debate the importance and relevance of ethical considerations for health practice; and|
|5.||Apply the use of outcome measures for patient assessment.|
|Case Study||Written report on identifying and managing risk factors and ethical issues in health-related practice||40%|
|Presentation||Group presentation - Ethics in healthcare||40%|
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