In considering how health is delivered, students will explore people involved in health. This includes the breadth of the health workforce (both paid and unpaid) and health consumers. Students will examine the social determinants of health and the meaning of health for different populations. Embedded in this unit will be considerations of ethics and legal concerns, cultural awareness and interdisciplinarity.
2-hr lecture/week, 1-hr tutorial/week
short answer assessments (30%), presentation (20%), 1 x 2-hr exam (50%)
Readings will be drawn from a variety of journals, government reports and textbooks. The reading list will be available to students through the unit of study outline and learning management system.