University of Technology Sydney

92475 Introduction to Specialty Practice: Global Health

6cp; 5hpw (workshop) x 4 weeks; 1hpw (online lecture) x 5 weeks
Requisite(s): (92438 Medical Surgical Nursing OR 92450 Medical Surgical Nursing (Graduate Entry) OR 92024 Medical Surgical Nursing (Graduate Entry) OR 92322 Medical Surgical Nursing OR 92454 Medical Surgical Nursing)) OR ((93211 Clinical Practice 2B OR 93225 Clinical Practice 2B) AND (93207 Foundations of Nursing Practice 2A OR 93200 Foundations of Nursing Practice 2A) AND (93224 Foundations of Nursing Practice 2B OR 93210 Foundations of Nursing Practice 2B) AND (93214c Foundations of Nursing Practice 3A OR 93228c Foundations of Nursing Practice 3A)
The lower case 'c' after the subject code indicates that the subject is a corequisite. See definitions for details.



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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