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Primary Health Care Fundamentals - GPPC5001

This unit aims to introduce clinicians to managing the health of the community in primary health care environments. Primary care models and settings will be discussed. Concepts of shared decision making, collaborative and team care models, and clinical reasoning in managing chronic conditions will be explored. Health priority areas and public health approaches will be introduced. Rational prescribing, patient safety, and doctor and patient well-being will also be covered.

Online lectures and materials and discussion board and self-directed online learning activities

graded participation in discussion boards (10%); community case study presentation, (20%) evidence based case study analysis 1x 1000 2000 wd, ( 50%) multiple choice and clinical judgment test (20%)


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: General Practice
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Marguerite Tracy, Dr Narelle Shadbolt
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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