Evaluate strategies that will reform health policymaking, delivery and financing in the Australian health care system (ACU Graduate Attributes: 2, 6)

Evaluate strategies that will reform health policymaking, delivery and financing in the Australian health care system (ACU Graduate Attributes: 2, 6)

Evaluate strategies that will reform health policymaking, delivery and financing in the Australian health care system (ACU Graduate Attributes: 2, 6)

Description: This unit provides the opportunity for students to analyse issues that relate to policy development, planning and implementation in health care service delivery in Australia. Using a social justice and equity framework, there is a special focus on evaluating policies that impact on the health of disadvantaged people, as well as on strategies that will reform policymaking, delivery and financing of health care in Australia.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The Master?s degree course is a professional program that requires development of particular attributes for accreditation purposes. These are also included in the Learning Outcomes.

On successful completion of this unit, you should be able to:

1. analyse critically relevant issues that relate to public and private interests for different levels of government in Australia using a policy analysis perspective (ACU Graduate Attributes: 2, 4).

2. evaluate contemporary Australian policies that influence aspects of health service delivery impacting on the financial burden of illness (ACU Graduate Attributes: 1, 2);

3. evaluate current policies impacting upon the regulated and unregulated workforce and unpaid health care providers in Australia.(ACU Graduate Attribute: 5);

4. appraise and reflect upon health policies that influence disadvantaged groups in Australia using a social justice and equity perspective (ACU Graduate Attributes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5);

5. Evaluate strategies that will reform health policymaking, delivery and financing in the Australian health care system (ACU Graduate Attributes: 2, 6)

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