Allied Health Stream
Centre for Remote Health

The Remote Health Practice Postgraduate Award Program allows progression from Graduate Certificate through to Masters level. Specific streams include: Nursing, Allied Health, Management and Ageing and Disability.

The Allied Health stream aims to meet the higher education needs of Allied Health Professionals who work in remote areas or who have an interest in joining the remote health workforce.

 

Graduate Certificate in Remote Health Practice

4 Topics (18 units)

Core Topics

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

* includes compulsory intensive workshop in the Northern Territory


Plus 2 Allied Health Elective Topics including:  

  • Fundamentals of Remote Allied Health Practice (4.5 units)

 

Graduate Diploma in Remote Health Practice

8 Topics (36 units)

Additional Core Topics

  • Ethics, Power and Practice (4.5 units)
  • Research and Evidence Based Decision Making (4.5 units)
  • Public Health Principles for Remote and Indigenous Practice
    (4.5 units)


Plus 1 Elective Topic

 

Master of Remote and Indigenous Health

12 Topics (54 units)

Additional Core Topics

  • Remote Health Services: Strategic Management (4.5 units)
  • Remote and Indigenous Research Project (4.5 units)
  • Research and Evaluation for Remote and Indigenous Health (4.5 units)


Plus 1 Elective Topic


Elective Topics could include

  • Recognising and Responding to Dementia in Indigenous Communities (4.5 units) #
  • Working with People with Disability in Remote and Indigenous Communities (4.5 units) #
  • Chronic Disease in Remote and Indigenous Primary Health Care (4.5 units)

    # includes optional intensive workshop in the Northern Territory

 

Further Information
For detailed information on the program of study see: www.flinders.edu.au/courses/postgrad/rhp/rhp_home.cfm

 

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