Topic only available to students meeting the eligibility requirements for entry to the postgraduate health administration courses.
This topic addresses the structure and function of health and aged care systems including the determinants of health and wellbeing, frameworks for description and analysis of health and aged care systems and policies. Particular reference will be made to major sub-systems including mental health, aged care, primary health care, and Aboriginal health care. The topic also explores the roles of politics, power, funding and stakeholders, as well as mechanisms for influencing policy change and development.
This topic aims to provide students with an understanding of the structure and dynamics of health and aged care systems and the policies that shape them.
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