Foundations in Public Health and Health Care Systems
6 Units of Credit6 UOC
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This course is offered in two modes: either face to face (on-campus) and fully online.
This course will introduce students to the public health and health care systems. Topics include: the history of public health, core functions of public health; surveillance and measurement of population health; principles of communicable and non-communicable disease control; social determinants of health; indigenous health; public health advocacy and evidence based public health; and an introduction to the Australian and other major health care systems.
Prerequisite: Students who are not enrolled in a postgraduate program in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine will need to provide approval from their program authority and the approval of the course convenor to firstname.lastname@example.org
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