ing PHC= Primary Health Care
The aim of this assessment is to provide you with the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the application of PHC concepts and health promotion practice with particular reference to the health of Indigenous Australians.
Details of the assessment
A DVD, (or TV program, YouTube video) concerning Australian Indigenous health issues will be used as a trigger for students to respond to 5 questions relating to the PHC principles and health promotion elements identified in the DVD.
In order to complete the assessment you will:
– Access and view the program (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZYlS7v1Pt6U) a few times so that you can become familiar with the content.
– Reflect on the content and identify ways in which the principles of PHC and Health Promotion (HP) are demonstrated.
– Review on-line learning materials. Reflect on what you have been taught about the health of Aboriginal Australians and factors influencing their health.
– Read and watch the additional learning materials and do some searches yourself for background material about PHC, HP and Aboriginal health, as well as other programs aimed at improving the social determinants of health for Aborigines.
• This short answer paper has a word limit of 750 words (maximum) including in text references.
• Additional to the written component, a health promotion poster will also be submitted
• The poster does not contribute to the word limit
• Answers to questions 1-4 will have a maximum word limit that will total 750 words including in text references. Word limit for each question will be identified with the questions.