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Primary Health Care Constructs and Contexts

Critically explore the principles of working with individuals, families, groups and communities within a broad primary heath care framework.

Learn about the concepts of health promotion, health education, public health and population health in this exciting and modern topic that can provide credit toward your future postgraduate study.



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 NURS8720

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

  • Critique the principles of health promotion and explain how they inter-relate with primary health care, public health, community health and population health.
  • Critically explore and evaluate how bio-psycho-social and ecological determinants of health impact individuals, families, groups and communities in different settings.
  • Analyse the principles of health education at an individual level and explain how they inter-relate with social learning theory, behavioural and lifestyle health interventions, health literacy, health communication, and media.
  • Evaluate the impact of local, national and global health policy in determining health care strategies and service provision.
  • Critique and apply health promotion frameworks, tools and models to assess and evaluate primary health care programs.
  • Evaluate a range of existing strategies for primary health care, public health and population health intervention, regarding their impact on individuals, families, groups and communities.




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Phone: (08) 8201 3409
Email: sonm.profdev@flinders.edu.au