PDC50215 - Understanding the Australian Health Care System

Course Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course introduces the role of governments in the contextual provisions of healthcare in Australia and our recent health reforms.  It outlines the multiple systems of health care, the major types of health services available, models of care and the health considerations of vulnerable groups within Australia.  Though the Australian healthcare system is far from perfect, it is considered one of the best in the world when it comes to delivery, availability and affordability for the Australian population.

The fee for this short course will be $240.00.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • International
  • Domestic
Fees For detailed information on Course Fees, visit Short Course Fees
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply For direct access to the course, visit https://cpd.cqu.edu.au/
Study Area
  • Health
Skill Area
  • Health

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

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

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This course provides Professional Development for health professionals.

Undertaking this course 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 10 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures
Standard Course Structure

10 hours
  • 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. Compare contemporary models of healthcare utilised in Australia
  4. Describe some of the vulnerable groups in Australia and list the health and support services available to them
  5. Outline the different contemporary models of health care.

Assessment

Online Quiz

Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
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2018 Intakes
The availabilities listed here are for 2018.

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