PDHPE

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  1. How are Priority issues for Australia's Health identified?
    • Measuring health status
    • - role of epidemiology
    • - measures of epidemiology

    • Identifying priority health issues
    • - social justice principles
    • - priority population groups
    • - prevelance of condition
    • - potential for prevention and early intervention
    • - costs to thee individual and community
  2. What are the priority issues for improving Australia's health?
    • Groups experiencing health inequities
    • - aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
    • - Socioeconomically disadvantaged people
    • - people in rural and remote areas
    • - overseas-born people
    • - the elderly
    • - people with disabilities

    • High levels of preventable chronic disease, injury and mental health problems
    • - cardiovascular disease
    • - cancer (skin, breast and lung)
    • - diabetes
    • - respiratory disease
    • - injury
    • - mental health problems and illnesses

    • A growing and aging population
    • - healthy ageing
    • - increased population living with chronic disease and disability
    • - demand for health services and workforce shortages
    • - availability of carers and volunteers
  3. What Role do health care facilities and services play in achieving better health for all australian's?
    • Health care in Australia
    • - range and types of health facilities and services
    • - responsibility for health facilities and services
    • - equity of access to health facilities and services
    • - health care expenditure versus expenditure on early intervention and prevention
    • - impact of emerging new treatments and technologies on healthcare, e.g. cost and access, benefits of early detection
    • - health insurance: medicare and private

    • Complementary and alternative health care approaches
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