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92475 Introduction to Specialty Practice: Global Health

6cp; online (lectures), 4 x 6hpw (tutorials), 120hrs (clinical)
Requisite(s): (90 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10122 Bachelor of Nursing OR 90 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10123 Bachelor of Nursing Bachelor of Arts International Studies OR 90 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10351 Bachelor of Nursing Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation) AND (92441 Contemporary Indigenous Health and Wellbeing OR 92317 Contemporary Indigenous Health and Wellbeing)



This subject provides an introduction to key concepts and principles of global health. It enables students to gain an understanding of the impact of economic, political and environmental factors on health and illness on a global scale. Students develop appreciation of health systems in different societies and the roles of key organisations and institutions that affect global health policy. Students have the opportunity to explore health work in international settings and gain insight into the role of nursing in global health contexts.

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Autumn session, City campus

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