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Indigenous Australian Health - ABST204

This unit of study examines Indigenous Australian health in rural, remote and urban contexts. The unit explores the current health status of Indigenous Australian peoples, including patterns of morbidity and mortality, as well as social and historical processes influencing these patterns of health. Students with compare various models of health care, and consider Indigenous views of health, illness and well-being. The unit will also allow students to investigate of health service provision for Indigenous people, including examining barriers to health service access, the critical role of Indigenous community controlled and appropriateness of mainstream health services. Models of primary health care, community development and health promotion will be studied as components of Indigenous health provision.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

TBD - Not offered in the current year; next offering is to be determined

Staff Contact(s): Indigenous studies staff

12cp at 100 level or above  Prerequisite Information


Unit Designation(s):
Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Indigenous Studies

Faculty of Arts

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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