Remote Health Management
Centre for Remote Health

The Management Stream aims to meet the higher education needs of health professionals in management who work in remote areas or who have an interest in joining the remote health workforce.

Postgraduate Studies

This stream includes the following Remote Health Practice topics:

  • Context of Remote & Indigenous Health (4.5 units)
  • Remote & Indigenous Primary Health Care (4.5 units)

Plus 2 Management Elective Topics including:

  • Remote Health Services: Management in Practice
  • Remote Health Services: Strategic Management


Students can then continue on to complete: 


Further Information
Detailed information on the program of study, topic descriptions and entry requirements can be found on the Flinders University website: 

Short Courses    
The following short courses offered by the Centre for Remote Health may be of interest to you.

  • Framing Indigenous Health
    This workshop provides health professionals with a foundation for working effectively in remote and Indigenous communities. It examines significant issues remote communities face and the subsequent impact on service delivery. It places an emphasis on understanding health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

  • Introduction to Central Australian Aboriginal Cultures and Context
    This one day workshop is specifically designed for people living and working in Central Australia. The course explores cross cultural communications and introduces the concept of cultural safety and Indigenous cultures in Central Australia.  It also outlines the health status of Indigenous peoples, the social determinants of health and how health influences all aspects of life.

  • Recognising and Responding to Dementia in Indigenous Communities
    This course is designed for primary health care and related workers who work in remote and Indigenous communities. Participants will develop a clear understanding of dementia as well as develop other skills and strategies to assess people, and assist both the person with dementia and their family in managing their dementia. One of the assessment tools you will learn to use will be the Kimberley Indigenous Cognitive Assessment (KICA).

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Flinders University

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