|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||Division of Tropical Health & Medicine|
Available to student enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Rural and Remote Paramedic Practice
This subject consists of 3 modules. Diabetes- Epidemiology and burden of diabetes. National priority areas. Goals and targets. Measuring and assessing risk. Secondary prevention guidlines. Quality use of medicines. Critical appraisal of research and meta-analysis. General Practice diabetes clinics. Practice Diabetes database. Chronic and Complex Diseases- Population health strategies and their application in clinical settings. Measuring and collecting data in a rural health setting and the practice audit context. Monitoring complex care. Using clinical guidlines. Patients' rights. Coordination of care. Mental Illness- Common issues and controversies. The burden of mental illness. Prevention, indicators, dual diagnoses, comorbidities, workforce distribution and training, multi-disciplinary care, service integration, the role of consumer groups and special needs groups.
|Mount Isa, External, Study Period 1|
|Census Date 28-Mar-2019|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|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|
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.