Available to Nursing and Health Science students as an elective.
Statistics generally indicate significant disparities between the health and well being of Indigenous people and the broader non-Indigenous population in Australia. This unit explores reasons for this situation, including a 'social determinants' approach examining socio-economic, cultural and political factors impacting upon the health status of Indigenous peoples. The unit examines 'pre-contact' Indigenous health in Australia and comparable non-Indigenous contexts, and considers the effectiveness of contemporary policies, programs and practices that aim to improve Indigenous health outcomes.
|Unit name||Indigenous Australian Health and Well Being|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||Global Cultures and Languages|
Dr Mitchell Rolls
Dr Deborah Wilson
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
On Campus: 1 x 1 hour lecture weekly, and 1 x 1 hour tutorial weekly
1000 word essay (15%); 2000 word essay (35%); Participation in online discussion boards (10%); Examination (40%)
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