HS5601 - Health and Community Integration
|Student Contribution Band:
||Division of Tropical Health & Medicine
Available to students enrolled in the Grad Cert in Rural and Remote Paramedic Practice.
This subject consists of 3 modues. Aboriginal Health: The burden and determinants
of disease. Primary Health care roles. Programs at community and practice level. Information
systems. Responding to Indigenous health policy. Planning and evaluation. Screening
and reporting. Risk evaluation. The contribution of poor Aboriginal health data. Ethical
research and consent. Health Promotion Practice: What is health promotion? National
health priority areas. Applying knowledge of social determinants of health to clinical
managment. Implementation of health promotion and disease prevention in health practice.
Information systems. PHC team roles in health promotion. Planning and evaluating a
health promotion activity. Infectious Disease: Examine a range of cases requiring
population health approaches. Determinants. Sources of population health data. The
burden of infectious diseases. risk assessment. Outbreak responses by PHC providers.
Epidemic potential and herd immunity.
- * Be able to apply relevent population health policy and strategies. * Access information
on social determinants of health relevant to primary health care * Collect relevant
data at prctice and broader level * Educate individuals, families and communities
about determinants of health, prevention and health promotion activity and accessing
support services * Be familiar with relevant national policies and their relevance
to practice * Be aware of population health issues unique to Aboriginal health.
Study Period 1
|Census Date 28-Mar-2019
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 90 hours - Online course modules
- assessment and self-directed study
|Method of Delivery:
||WWW - LearnJCU
|Special Assessment Requirements:
||Community Health Needs assessment of the students community (to a prescribed template)
and critical analysis of results.
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest