92050 Policy, Power and Politics in Health Care6cp; Forms of attendance in this subject have changed to enable social distancing and reduce the risks of spreading COVID-19 in our community. There is no in-person face-to-face attendance for this subject. All teaching and learning sessions are online via a mix of narrated presentations and activities, real-time online interactive learning sessions and guided online assignment support sessions.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 96341 Policy, Power and Politics in Health Care
This subject aims to provide students with essential knowledge and skills relevant to the policy and political environments in which health services operate. It is important for clinicians, health service managers, health service planners and those intending to work in the health service environment to understand the political environment in which decisions are made, how government health policies are formulated and enacted, and how they are received. The subject covers the ideological frameworks underpinning public policy development; the policy formulation process; power differentials in the development and acceptance of health policies; how the health and political systems manage complex and grey issues; facilitators and challenges to policy implementation; and the influence of stakeholders and the media.
Autumn session, City campus
Spring session, City campus
This subject was formerly called Power and Politics in Health Care.
Detailed subject description.
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- Subject EFTSL: 0.125