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CPD43 - Australian Health Care System – An Introduction


At a glance

It can be daunting trying to navigate our health system.  This short 1 hour 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.

Study Mode Online
Intake Dates Year Round

Hours of study

This is a one hour course completed online.

Professional Recognition

Successful completion of this course is awarded one CPD hour.


Course Summary

This course will detail the following topics:

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

Delivery method

Access to this course is through our Learning Management System at

Course Information

Self-directed online course with quiz.

How to Apply


To enrol in this short course, please visit and register your attendance at