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Global Perspectives in Health Care

Gain important knowledge into international health care policies, their political contexts and how this influences health care practice and population health at a global, national and local level.

This course may provide credit toward your future postgraduate study at Flinders.



CPD hours: 135
Study mode: Online
Start dates: February or July
Cost: $2475
Target audience: All health professionals
Credit: Successful completion of this course can provide postgraduate study credit for the topic NURS8010

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This course will provide you with an informed introduction to the political context of health and health care policy from an international perspective.

You will critically examine factors that influence policy development and use accepted frameworks to explore the impacts on health systems.



On successful completion of this topic, you will be able to:

  • Discuss factors that influence policy development from a global perspective.
  • Evaluate international/national policy in relation to sustainable development goals.
  • Discuss how policy and political contexts impact on the social determinants of health.
  • Critically analyse international health policy and its impact on health systems and population health.




Online: Use the enquiry form on this page
Phone: (08) 8201 3409
Email: sonm.profdev@flinders.edu.au