TM4401 - Health, Policy and Planning
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences
Available to all students enrolled in the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy and other
health science courses. Students must complete all 3rd year level subjects before
enrolling in this subject unless they have prior approval from their academic advisor.
This subject aims to enhance students' understanding of contemporary public policy
within the context of health and health care. Students will examine the processes
underpinning health policy and planning and will apply the principles learnt to address
health issues of relevance to their professional discipline. The key stakeholders
and decision-makers linked to health policy and planning processes will be identified
and the factors influencing health policy formation and reform will be explored. The
impact of health policy across various health care settings relevant to students'
future professional practice will also be evaluated.
- Critically analyse the factors that influence public policy in the context of health
and health care;
- Examine the principles and processes underpinning health policy and planning;
- Appraise the role of key stakeholders in health policy formation and reform;
- Evaluate the impact of health policy and planning across various health care settings;
- Evaluate contemporary health policy relevant to allied health professional practice.
- Invigilated > End of semester exam - (40%)
- Individual assignment - (40%)
- Individual workbook submission - (20%).
||OT3004 AND OT3005 OR PS4001 OR PS4101
Study Period 8
|Census Date 13-Aug-2020
|Face to face teaching
03-Aug-2020 to 14-Aug-2020
||Assoc. Professor Sue Devine, Assoc. Professor Richard Franklin, Mr Jack Seaton.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 29 hours lectures
- 18 hours tutorials
- 7 hours practicals
- 2 hours - other
- assessment and self-directed study
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