This unit introduces students to the Australian healthcare system and policies. It explores the public versus private health sectors and the role of the different levels of government in healthcare delivery. It demonstrates how Australian healthcare systems compare with other regional and global health systems. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the diversity of the health workforce, health management and health decision making in Australia. Students are introduced to some key international health policies that inform local health policies. It introduces health policy development process and role of stakeholders in policy.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):