This unit introduces students to a range of practice and research issues in rural health care. Topics covered include: the nature and variety of rural settings; special populations and cultural safety; rural health needs and access to health services; relevant models of health service delivery; and the rural health workforce and inter-professional practice.
Distance education/intensive on-campus mode. Web-based learning, Week 1 lecture (2hrs) on campus with mandatory attendance. All other materials asynchronous online.
Attendance at timetabled lecture and online participation (25%), group assignment 3000 words (30%), individual research assignment 2000 words (45%)
HSBH1006 and (HSBH1007 or HSBH2007) and HSBH1008 and HSBH1009