|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||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.
Community Health Needs assessment of the students community (to a prescribed template) and critical analysis of results.
|Mount Isa, Study Period 1, External|
|Census Date 25-Mar-2021|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|Method of Delivery:||WWW - LearnJCU|
Note: 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 official information.