On Campus
12 x 1-hour online lectures per semester
8 x 2-hour tutorials per semester
4 x 2-hour online tutorials per semester

12 x 1-hour online lectures per semester
12 x 2-hour online tutorials per semester
1 Admission into GCACNGMH-Graduate Certificate in Acute Care Nursing (Mental Health)
1a Admission into GCPHCNG-Graduate Certificate in Primary Health Care (Nursing)
1b Admission into GDPNGMH-Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Mental Health)
1c Admission into GDPNGPH-Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Primary Health Care)
1d Admission into MNGMH-Master of Nursing (Mental Health)
1e Admission into MNG/CR-Master of Nursing (Coursework and Research)
1f Admission into GDPNGGP-Graduate Diploma in Nursing (General Practice and Community)
1g Admission into GCPHCCF-Graduate Certificate in Primary Health Care (Child and Family Health Nursing)
1h Admission into GCPHCDM-Grad Cert in Primary Health Care (Diabetes Management and Education)
1i Admission into GDPNGAG-Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Aged Care)
1j Admission into GDPNGCF-Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Child and Family Health)
1k Admission into GDPNGDM-Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Diabetes Management and Education)
1l Admission into MNGCF-Master of Nursing (Child and Family Health)
1m Admission into MNGDM-Master of Nursing (Diabetes Management and Education)
1n Admission into MNGGP-Master of Nursing (General Practice and Community)
1o Admission into MNGPH-Master of Nursing (Primary Health Care)
1p Admission into MNGAC-Master of Nursing (Acute Care)
1q Admission into MMID/CCR-Master of Midwifery by coursework (Coursework and Research)
1r Admission into MPH-Master of Public Health
1s Admission into MPHA-Master of Public Health [1.5 years]
2 Admission into GCCFHNG-Graduate Certificate in Child and Family Health Nursing
2a Admission into GCOACW-Graduate Certificate in Older Adult Care and Wellbeing
2b Admission into GCNGU-Graduate Certificate in Nursing
2c Admission into GDPNGU-Graduate Diploma in Nursing
2d Admission into MNGP-Master of Nursing - 1.5 years
2e Admission into MNG-Master of Nursing - 2 years
Must Satisfy: (((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f or 1g or 1h or 1i or 1j or 1k or 1l or 1m or 1n or 1o or 1p or 1q or 1r or 1s)) or ((2 or 2a or 2b or 2c or 2d or 2e)))
Analysis, Assignment(s), Quiz
Topic description

In this topic students will critically explore the principles of working with individuals, families, groups and communities within a broad Primary Heath Care (PHC) framework including the concepts of health promotion, health education, public health and population health.

Educational aims

This topic aims for students to develop specialised knowledge of the constructs and contexts of working with individuals, groups, families and communities within a broad primary health care framework.

Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Critique the principles of health promotion and explain how they inter-relate with primary health care, public health, community health and population health
  2. Critically explore and evaluate how bio-psycho-social and ecological determinants of health impact individuals, families, groups and communities in different settings
  3. 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
  4. Evaluate the impact of local, national and global health policy in determining health care strategies and service provision
  5. Critique and apply health promotion frameworks, tools and models to assess and evaluate primary health care programmes
  6. 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