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MDMP5213: Population Medicine 3

In Stage 2 students will build on the principles learned in Stage 1 to consider public health initiatives and community supports in specific populations, such as the elderly, children and adolescents, sexual and gender minorities, people with disabilities, cancer and mental health issues, rural and international populations. They will understand and describe the roles and relationships between health agencies and services, and explain the principles of efficient and equitable allocation of finite resources, to meet individual, community and national health needs.

Code MDMP5213
Academic unit Public Health
Credit points 3
Prerequisites:
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MDMP5111 and MDMP5112 and MDMP5113 and MDMP5114 and MDMP5122 and MDMP5123 and MDMP5124 and MDMP5125 and MDMP5126
Corequisites:
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MDMP5211 and MDMP5212 and MDMP5214
Prohibitions:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Application of their understanding of the principles of population medicine acquired in Stages 1 and 2 to their clinical practice, through interactions with patients.
  • LO2. Application the experience so their patients in the broader context of their lives and their communities and consider how an understanding of population medicine fosters patient-centred care and better management outcomes, especially in the context of chronic disease.

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