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MO1002 - Rural and Remote Community Context

Credit points: 0.5
Year: 2021
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

  • Oral - interview; Written - reflection/reflective task - (%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Passing requirements: achieve satisfactory for all assessment


Study Period 13, External
Census Date 29-Mar-2021
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Anne Jones.
Workload expectations:
  • 22 hours - Integrated Online and Work-based learning activities.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Study Period 15, External
Census Date 05-Jul-2021
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor 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.