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Health Workforce Policy Analysis - PUBH5308

Year - 2018

This unit will examine the major mechanisms of health workforce planning in Australia. The nature of the Australian health workforce will be considered, and the processes by which planning is influenced through government policy and research translated and integrated with policy. Current health workforce issues such as adequacy of education and training programs, ageing, and the distribution of the workforce will be addressed. Current approaches to planning for an adequate health workforce, and evaluations of the quality of evidence on current health workforce models of care will be examined using practical examples.

On-line materials plus compulsory attendance at a two day workshop.

Assignment on a health workforce policy analysis topic of the student's choice (100%)

Australia's Health Workforce, Productivity Commission Research Report, 2005 Available at:


Faculty: Pharmacy

Intensive October

24 Sep 2018

Department/School: Pharmacy
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 31 Oct 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 2.0
EFTSL: 0.042
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Prof Deborah Schofield, Dr Michelle Cunich
HECS Band: 2
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