|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||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.
Complete and submit all assessment items; and Achieve an accumulative mark of 50% or greater in the combined assessments for this subject.
|Prerequisites:||OT3004 AND OT3005 OR PS4001 OR PS4101|
|Townsville, Study Period 8, Mixed attendance|
|Census Date 12-Aug-2021|
|Face to face teaching 02-Aug-2021 to 13-Aug-2021|
|Coordinator:||Professor Richard Franklin, Mr Jack Seaton|
|Lecturers:||Professor Richard Franklin, Miss Kaeli Mee, Mrs Vanessa Harris, Mrs Kylie Carrigan.|
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.