Unit

School Of Health Sciences

Health Policy and AdvocacyWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401390.1

Discipline: HEALTH PROMOTION

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Catharine Fleming


Equivalent Units
400966 - Health Politics, Policy and Planning, 400273 - Health Politics, Policy and Planning, 401195 - Health Politics, Policy and Planning

Prerequisite
401398 Public Health OR 401392 Health Promotion Theory and Approaches

Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
Health professionals work in a complex sector governed by policy on population health and healthcare. This unit considers the role of policy in international and national healthcare. It examines policy making as both a rational and linear process responding to population health needs in just and fair ways, and the reality of policy making which occurs within a complex socio-political and economic environment shaped by powerful groups. Therefore, the aim of this unit is to consider how health professionals can develop effective evidence-based policy and the role advocacy can play in the health policy arena to engender greater health equity.


Courses
1865.2Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)CURRENT
2786.3Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT
4656.3Bachelor of Health ScienceCURRENT
4741.2Bachelor of Sport DevelopmentCURRENT
4763.2Bachelor of Speech PathologyCONTINUING
4763.3Bachelor of Speech PathologyCURRENT
4789.1Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Science)CURRENT
6000.2Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health ScienceCURRENT
6037.3Diploma in Business/Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT


Specialisations

M4019.1Health PromotionCURRENT
M4021.1Public HealthCURRENT
M4022.1Public Health StudiesCURRENT
M4023.1Health Promotion StudiesCURRENT
M4024.1Health Management StudiesCURRENT
MT4000.1Clinical SciencesCURRENT
MT4001.1Health PromotionCURRENT
MT4002.1Health Services ManagementCURRENT
MT4003.1Public HealthCURRENT
MT4004.1Recreational TherapyCURRENT
SM4001.1Health PromotionCURRENT
SM4003.1Public HealthCURRENT




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