Understanding the Australian Health Care System

Payment
Обучение бесплатное
Certificate
Сертификация платная
Duration
10 месяцев
О курсе

This course will enable you to understand the workings of the Australian health care system. By following in the footsteps of patient journeys, you will gain an experiential understanding of how this multi-layered system operates in the context of the geographic, social and cultural landscapes of Australia and how to successfully navigate within this system.

This course will enable you to answer questions such as:


  • Why are there multiple layers within this health care system?
  • What are these layers and how are they funded?
  • What is the role of insurance in this system?
  • How are medicines regulated and made available in Australia?
  • What services and roles are available in the Australian health care system?
  • How can I facilitate patient journeys through the Australian health care system?

You will engage in many activities throughout this course to explore these and other questions.

Программа
Understanding the Australian Health Care System
Understand and navigate the complexities of Australia’s world-leading health care system by following patient journeys.
Что Вы изучите?
  • On completion of this course, you should be able to:Explain the structure and layers of the Australian health care system and identify services and practitioners within it
  • Outline approaches to maintaining standards and how medicines and therapeutic goods are managed
  • Outline the roles of financing, risk and insurances and identify patient expenses
  • Map and facilitate a patient journey within the Australian health care system
  • Have skills to access reliable, up-to-date information about the Australian health care system
Лекторы
Cherri Ryan
Cherri Ryan
Lecturer The University of Queensland
Dr Cherri Ryan (née Willemse) is a Lecturer in Clinical Sciences and Course Coordinator in the University of Queensland’s Doctor of Medicine (MD) Program. She worked in clinical medicine for seventeen years and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Cherri has also been a Medical Educator since 2000, designing, delivering and evaluating education for many health professionals and students. She completed her Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery at UQ in 1993 and has a Graduate Certificate Health Studies (Community Child & Adolescent Health) and a Certificate IV Training and Assessment. Cherri’s special interests include effective quality medical education, children’s health and respiratory health and she has worked with Asthma Australia, Asthma Foundation QLD/NSW, and Lung Foundation Australia. Cherri has been a health columnist and is an author of children’s stories, with themes of joy, persistence and courage. She is inspired by the bravery of children and families she has cared for throughout her career.
Mieke van Driel
Mieke van Driel
Professor The University of Queensland
Professor Mieke van Driel is Head of the Primary Care Clinical Unit and Discipline of General Practice at The University of Queensland. After training as a General Practitioner in The Netherlands, Mieke worked in primary health care assistance projects for Médecins Sans Frontières in Asia and Africa. With a Master's degree in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, she embarked on an academic career at the University of Ghent, Belgium in 1998. Her PhD thesis on the implementation of evidence in clinical care explored the medical, contextual and policy related aspects of evidence that can facilitate its use in day to day patient care. Mieke's main interests are in translating and implementing evidence into practice and global health with a special focus on vulnerable populations in our society. Mieke also practices as General Practitioner in an Aboriginal Medical Service.
Allyson Mutch
Allyson Mutch
Senior Lecturer The University of Queensland
Dr Allyson Mutch is a Senior Lecturer at The University of Queensland’s (UQ) School of Public Health. Her research focuses on the social determinants of health and the health and wellbeing of people who are marginalised and experiencing disadvantage. She is currently involved in a number of longitudinal studies working with people who have recently been diagnosed with HIV. Her research draws on mixed-methods, but prioritises qualitative approaches to examine and respond effectively to health system issues facing marginalised and disadvantaged groups. More broadly, she focuses on the integration of formal, informal and community-based health systems to ensure the development of enhanced health care linkages and outcomes for people experiencing disadvantage.
Платформа
EdX
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Understanding the Australian Health Care System