Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences


HLTHSCI 702 - Principles of Primary Health Care

30 Points

Semester 2 

Tāmaki

Description


Assists primary healthcare professionals working in diverse settings to put population health into practice through primary healthcare. Determinants of health, equity, community empowerment, partnerships and effective ways to care for people with long-term conditions in communities will be explored.

**For course advice please email Lesley Doughty.**

Requisite


Restriction: NURSING 772 

Course information


Primary health care practitioners are challenged to deliver health care in new ways that better respond to consumers’ health and social needs. This course explores individual and population health, equity, partnerships, empowerment and public policy. Primary healthcare interventions and broader strategies for action, informed by multiple sources of evidence are advocated.

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