Disability and Health - PDC52795






2 hours

Disability may be present from birth, or may occur any time in a person’s life. Disability may be permanent or temporary, and is a complex, evolving concept. This online Short Course introduces the challenges faced by people with disability and the strategies developing to improve their access to health care.

The fee for this short course will be $45.00.

Standard Course Structure

Duration: 2 hours
  1. Recognise the effects of social exclusion on the health of people with disability, including from a historical perspective
  2. Describe the role of governments in developing strategies that promote social inclusion as a human rights issue
  3. Recognise the role of whole of society in adopting inclusive practices to promote inclusion in community life for people with disability
  4. Identify the barriers and enablers for people with a range of disabilities when accessing health care.


Online Quiz

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

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 2 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

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