Courses & Units

Responding to Diversity: Global Perspectives CNA157

Hobart, Launceston, Rozelle - Sydney, Darlinghurst - Sydney

Introduction

Health service providers in Australia need to respond effectively to diverse populations. This unit will introduce to you the diversity of races, ethnicities, religions, sexualities, genders and abilities in Australia. You will examine how belonging to a diverse group can impact how people understand their health, and access health care services. A focus of the unit is developing your ability to reflect about your own identity, and how your values, beliefs and attitudes about diversity may affect your response to diverse populations. The unit also emphasises developing understandings about culturally safe health care practice, and acquiring skills in responding sensitively to diverse populations. You will explore the advocacy health service providers can undertake to improve the health outcomes for diverse populations.

Summary

Unit name Responding to Diversity: Global Perspectives
Unit code CNA157
Credit points 6.25
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
Discipline Health Sciences|Sociology and Criminology
Teaching staff

Dr Kim McLeod

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Rozelle - Sydney Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Darlinghurst - Sydney Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 15/7/2019 9/8/2019 2/9/2019 20/10/2019

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2019: $410.00 2019: $1,263.50 060301

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

4 x 1 hour online lectures3 x 2 hour on-campus workshops 

Assessment

In-class multiple choice quiz: 30%
Reflective essay (1,200 words): 70%

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Textbooks

Required

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