What role do health care facilities and services play in achieving better health for all Australians?

What Role Do Health Care Facilities And Services Play In Achieving Better Health For All Australians?

Students learn about:

Students learn to:

  • Evaluate health care in Australia by investigating issues of access and adequacy in relation to social justice principles. Questions to explore include:
    • How equitable is the access and support for all sections of the community?
    • How much responsibility should the community assume for individual health problems?

  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of Medicare and private health insurance, eg costs, choice, ancillary benefits

  • Critically analyse complementary and alternative health care approaches by exploring questions such as:
    • How do you know who to believe?
    • What do you need to help you make informed decisions?

Extract from PDHPE Stage 6 Syllabus. © 2009 Board of Studies NSW.