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MO1002 - Rural and Remote Community Context

Credit points: 0.5
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

This module enables participants to develop comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the community in which they live and work, with particular focus on the rurality of their community. Participants will explore and engage with their community through community-based activities.

Learning Outcomes

  • evaluate the impact of the cultural competency of health professionals on their role in a rural and remote community context through the development of a community profile using demographic/service information integrated with knowledge from key community contacts;
  • identify and prioritise appropriate mechanisms that a health professional, and a health service could implement to enhance social and professional community engagement and cultural competency.

Subject Assessment

  • Assignment 1)Interview and Written Reflection (must pass).


External, Study Period 13
Census Date 30-Mar-2020
Coord/Lect: Dr Anne Jones.
Workload expectations:
  • 22 hours - Integrated Online and Work-based learning activities.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

External, Study Period 15
Census Date 06-Jul-2020
Coord/Lect: Dr Anne Jones.
Workload expectations:
  • 22 hours - Integrated online and work-based learning activities
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.