|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Healthcare Sciences|
This subject introduces students to the principles and practices of primary health care and public health in the rural and remote Australian context. It aims to develop the professional knowledge, clinical reasoning and problem solving skills that are required by health professionals when working with people from rural remote and Indigenous communities, particularly those with complex needs. The subject makes use of targeted lectures and practical sessions. In addition, case studies will be used to provide students with the opportunity to apply clinical reasoning, problem solving and an evidence based approach to the preparation of management plans.
Passing requirements: complete and submit all assessment items; achieve a cumulative score of at least 50% inclusive of any penalties applied; achieve at least 50% for the written exam; achieve satisfactory/pass for portfolio tasks.
|Prerequisites:||HS2402 AND HS2403 AND HS2405 AND RH2002 AND PS2005 AND PS2004 AND PS2002 AND PS2003|
|Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1|
|Census Date 25-Mar-2021|
|Coordinator:||Dr Anne Jones|
|Lecturers:||Dr Anne Jones, Mrs Gitte Nielsen.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
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.