Population Medicine 3 (GDMP2013)
UNIT OF STUDY
In Stage 2 students will build on the principles learned in stage 1 to consider public health initiatives and community supports in specific populations, such as the elderly, children and adolescents, sexual and gender minorities, people with disabilities, cancer and mental health issues, rural and international populations. They will understand and describe the roles and relationships between health agencies and services, and explain the principles of efficient and equitable allocation of finite resources, to meet individual, community and national health needs.
Further unit of study information
Lectures and seminars
Students must satisfactorily complete a Barrier written assessment in Key Feature Question (KFQ) format at the end of Stage 2 and satisfactory performance in the Population Medicine components of the written assessment as determined by the Population Medicine Theme. In addition at the end of Stage 2, there will be a Barrier assessment that covers all units of study in Stages 1 and 2.
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Unit of study rules
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.