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Primary Health Care Fundamentals - GPPC5001

Year - 2020

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. Co-ordination and context of practice environments will also be covered, as will doctor and professional well-being.

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

Graded participation in discussion boards (10%); short answer questions (20%); presentation (20%); written assignment 1000 wd (15%); written assignment 2000 wd (35%)

Additional information
This unit is designed to preceed or to be completed in conjunction with Complexity in Primary Health Care.


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: General Practice
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
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 Christopher Ganora
HECS Band: 3
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