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PDC20071 - Australian Health Care System - An Introduction

Course Details

Course Summary

This online micro-credential will explain and introduce you to the different contexts of healthcare in Australia and outline some of the major types of health services. It will also touch on the health care services that are provided to the vulnerable groups in our society and explain the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards.

This is a non-creditable micro-credential which is awarded a digital badge and Certificate of Completion which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
  • International
Fees
Full Fee $25
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply

For direct access to the micro-credential, visit our Learning Management Site: Be Different    

Simply set up an account on the site to pay and access the micro-credential you wish to study.

Study Area
  • Health
Skill Area
  • Health

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Standard Micro-credential Structure

1 hour
  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Explain the role of government in the provision of healthcare in Australia
  2. Outline the National health Safety Quality Service Standards
  3. Explore contemporary models of healthcare utilised in Australia
  4. Recognise some of the vulnerable groups in Australia and list the health and support services available to them.

Assessment

Online Quiz

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