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Bachelor of Health Science
Target audience: Students wishing to obtain a Bachelor of Health Science
Course summary: This course provides participants with the skills to work in areas of Indigenous health, health promotion, community health development and health services management. The course has a particular focus on the provision of culturally safe primary health care with an emphasis on understanding the challenges of working in the diverse contexts of urban, rural and remote communities. On completion of the Bachelor of health science, the graduate will have the ability to:
- understand the Australian health system and broader systems that impact health
- critically appraise the social, political, economic, environmental and cultural determinants of health
- understand the history of colonisation and the impact on the health of Indigenous Australians
- understand and implement Indigenous knowledge and practices to health service delivery models
- negotiate safe and effective partnerships with key stakeholders, health agencies and communities, and health consumers
- critically appraise and apply evidence based knowledge to the development of health policy and health service management and delivery, in diverse urban, rural, remote and very remote locations
- plan, develop, and implement primary health promotion projects in an effective and culturally appropriate way
- design health project evaluations that incorporate process, impact and outcome measures
- apply fiscal policies and practices to the management of health service delivery in an ethical and equitable way.
Fee payable: Yes
Delivery mode: This course has two delivery modes:
- blended delivery (workshops and online)
Please refer to the links below for further information.
In 2016 a new stream was added Public Health.
Financial support for Indigenous students: Not specified
Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education
Ph: (08) 8946 7766
Fax: (08) 8939 7100
Freecall: 1800 061 963
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