Management topics within the Remote Health practice program aim firstly to assist primary health care clinicians transition to the role of primary health centre manager specifically in relation to managing teams; recruitment, selection and orientation of new employees; managing budgets and operational planning. Secondly, the topics aim to introduce the student to broader issues related to health service delivery, such as health care funding, workforce supply and strategic planning.
The Management Stream of the Graduate Certificate in Remote Health Practice includes the following topics:
- REMH8001 Context of Remote & Indigenous Health
- REMH8002 Remote & Indigenous Primary Health Care
- REMH8016 Foundations of Remote Health Management; People, Planning and Money
- REMH9017 Remote Health Services: Organisation, Resources And Workforce
Students can then continue on to complete a
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).