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PDC20071 - Australian Health Care System – An Introduction

Overview

At a glance

This online Short Course 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.

The fee for this short course will be $25.00.

Study Mode Online
Intake Dates Year Round

Hours of study

1 hour

Career Opportunities

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.

Professional Recognition

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course 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.

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.

Entry Requirements

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

Program Structure

Self-paced online study with a Multiple Choice Quiz (MCQ).

How to Apply

Enrolment

For direct access to the course, visit cpd.cqu.edu.au.