Who is responsible for the overall coordination of the Australian Health Care system?…

Assessment Instructions
Achieving competency
All 25 questions in this workbook must be answered correctly to receive a satisfactory grade for this assessment. You must achieve a satisfactory result for each question in the workbook and include referencing as per STA requirements to achieve a satisfactory result for this assessment.
This workbook is to be completed in your own time using available reliable sources such as the course text books provided to you at orientation, credible internet sources such as the department of health and other text and online journals available to you through the online library service offered to all students and discussed at orientation.
It is important that you reference all sources of information that you use to obtain information used in your answers. Referencing must be included and failure to adhere to this requirement will result in a not satisfactory outcome for the assessment.
The workbook is available in the Student Portal. You will need to download the workbook and complete it then submit it through the Student Portal
Plagiarism will result in an immediate Not yet Competent – all copied material MUST be referenced accordingly. See you Student Handbook for more information.
Reassessment
If you receive a Not Yet Satisfactory result for this Assessment Task, it will be due to you not satisfying the requirements of one, multiple or all aspects of the task. Your Assessor will provide you with feedback as to where you did not meet the requirement. You will have another opportunity to resubmit your assessment work addressing the areas as identified in your assessor feedback.
Should the student wish to appeal any decision relating to outcome of this assessment task, the student should follow the Academic-Non Academic Grievance policy and procedure available in the Student Handbook and Skills Training Australia website.
Assessment Extension Request:
All assessments are due on the assessment due date as identified on the assessment task document and confirmed by your Trainer/Assessor on the first day of the unit.
If you are unable, due to exceptional circumstances, to submit your assessment tasks on the required due date, you MUST submit a completed Assessment Extension Form to your Trainer/Assessor.
Extensions may be granted by your trainer under exceptional circumstances and will only be granted for a maximum of 2 weeks.
Adjustment in assessment
Flexibility in assessment will be considered where the integrity of the assessment and learning outcome is maintained. For example, a written assessment may be administered as a verbal assessment and recorded by a STA staff member where a student has sustained an injury preventing them from writing. Any agreement for an adjustment to assessment must be documented in the space provided in the assessment task document (or in writing to the program manager in the event of an electronically submitted assessment task and placed in your student file).
Please type your responses in the spaces provided below each question and submit as per the instructions in the assessment document.
Please note: The space below is not indicative to the required length of the response; you are to ensure that you thoroughly answer the question.
The questions below will refer to the “Australia’s Health 2012” document which can be downloaded at http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=10737422172
Using the above publication as well as your “Tabbner’s Nursing Care” (Koutoukidis, et al., 2013)Tabbner’s answer the questions that below.

Explain the purpose of the “Australia’s Health 2012” report?

Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
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_/3

What does the acronym OECD stand for and give a brief explanation of the role of this organisation?

Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
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What are the benefits of a healthy population?

Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
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_/4

Who is responsible for the overall coordination of the Australian Health Care system?

Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
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_/5

The “Australia’s Health 2012” report discusses the declining fertility and mortality rates, explain how this impacts on the Australian Health Care system?

Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
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_/4

What scheme subsidises the costs of medicines and pharmaceuticals, what is its aim and how is it funded?

Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
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_/4

Which organisation regulates the importation and supply of medications and medical devices and their use?

Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
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_/2

What is the aim of the national health care funding system?

Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
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_/2

What percentage of the Medicare levy contributes to the Commonwealth funding for Medicare?

Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
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_/1

What does the Health Insurance Commission administer?

Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
? ?
_/1

What does the acronym NHMRC stand for and what is the purpose of the NHMRC?

Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
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___5

List the health services that are funded significantly by non-government sources?

Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
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_/4

List three (3) sources of non-government health care funding?

Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
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_/3

Give three (3) benefits to people who have private health insurance?

Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
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_/3

Using the report what is the leading cause of death for both males and females (all ages)?

Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
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_/2

What is the focus of “Public Health”?

Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
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_/4

How may public health interventions (e.g. National Bowel Screening Service, Breast Screen Australia) support a client’s social and emotional wellbeing?

Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
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_/3

How does Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children’s health compare to other Australian children of the same age group? Give three (3) examples to support your answer.

Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
? ?
_/3

How does the age standardised death rates of indigenous males and females compare to the non-indigenous population?

Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
? ?
_/2

Explain the “healthy migrant effect”?

Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
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_/2

Persons from overseas are hospitalised at a higher rate than the Australian- born population. Select one (1) condition and outline how the person’s country of birth would increase their risk of this condition. Consider socio-economic, cultural and/or genetic factors.

Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
? ?
_/4

List four (4) determinants of health.

Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
? ?
_/4

Describe two (2) non-western models of health care delivery and their place in contemporary practice

Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
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_/4

How much does cardiovascular disease cost the Australian Health Care system (include this amount as a total of the total health budget)? Using information provided in the report, how can this level of expenditure be justified?

Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
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_/4

Using information on how Australia compares to other OECD countries, choose one statistic that has improved or fallen and discuss at least two (2) factors that have influenced this result.

Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
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_/4

Outcome S ? NS ?
Result: _/80

Assessment Instructions
Achieving competency
All 25 questions in this workbook must be answered correctly to receive a satisfactory grade for this assessment. You must achieve a satisfactory result for each question in the workbook and include referencing as per STA requirements to achieve a satisfactory result for this assessment.
This workbook is to be completed in your own time using available reliable sources such as the course text books provided to you at orientation, credible internet sources such as the department of health and other text and online journals available to you through the online library service offered to all students and discussed at orientation.
It is important that you reference all sources of information that you use to obtain information used in your answers. Referencing must be included and failure to adhere to this requirement will result in a not satisfactory outcome for the assessment.
The workbook is available in the Student Portal. You will need to download the workbook and complete it then submit it through the Student Portal
Plagiarism will result in an immediate Not yet Competent – all copied material MUST be referenced accordingly. See you Student Handbook for more information.
Reassessment
If you receive a Not Yet Satisfactory result for this Assessment Task, it will be due to you not satisfying the requirements of one, multiple or all aspects of the task. Your Assessor will provide you with feedback as to where you did not meet the requirement. You will have another opportunity to resubmit your assessment work addressing the areas as identified in your assessor feedback.
Should the student wish to appeal any decision relating to outcome of this assessment task, the student should follow the Academic-Non Academic Grievance policy and procedure available in the Student Handbook and Skills Training Australia website.
Assessment Extension Request:
All assessments are due on the assessment due date as identified on the assessment task document and confirmed by your Trainer/Assessor on the first day of the unit.
If you are unable, due to exceptional circumstances, to submit your assessment tasks on the required due date, you MUST submit a completed Assessment Extension Form to your Trainer/Assessor.
Extensions may be granted by your trainer under exceptional circumstances and will only be granted for a maximum of 2 weeks.
Adjustment in assessment
Flexibility in assessment will be considered where the integrity of the assessment and learning outcome is maintained. For example, a written assessment may be administered as a verbal assessment and recorded by a STA staff member where a student has sustained an injury preventing them from writing. Any agreement for an adjustment to assessment must be documented in the space provided in the assessment task document (or in writing to the program manager in the event of an electronically submitted assessment task and placed in your student file).
Please type your responses in the spaces provided below each question and submit as per the instructions in the assessment document.
Please note: The space below is not indicative to the required length of the response; you are to ensure that you thoroughly answer the question.
The questions below will refer to the “Australia’s Health 2012” document which can be downloaded at http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=10737422172
Using the above publication as well as your “Tabbner’s Nursing Care” (Koutoukidis, et al., 2013)Tabbner’s answer the questions that below.

  1. Explain the purpose of the “Australia’s Health 2012” report?
    Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
    ?
    ?
    _/3
  2. What does the acronym OECD stand for and give a brief explanation of the role of this organisation?
    Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
    ?
    ?
    ___3
  3. What are the benefits of a healthy population?
    Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
    ?
    ?
    _/4
  4. Who is responsible for the overall coordination of the Australian Health Care system?
    Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
    ?
    ?
    _/5
  5. The “Australia’s Health 2012” report discusses the declining fertility and mortality rates, explain how this impacts on the Australian Health Care system?
    Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
    ?
    ?
    _/4
  6. What scheme subsidises the costs of medicines and pharmaceuticals, what is its aim and how is it funded?
    Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
    ?
    ?
    _/4
  7. Which organisation regulates the importation and supply of medications and medical devices and their use?
    Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
    ?
    ?
    _/2
  8. What is the aim of the national health care funding system?
    Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
    ?
    ?
    _/2
  9. What percentage of the Medicare levy contributes to the Commonwealth funding for Medicare?
    Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
    ?
    ?
    _/1
  10. What does the Health Insurance Commission administer?
    Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
    ?
    ?
    _/1
  11. What does the acronym NHMRC stand for and what is the purpose of the NHMRC?
    Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
    ?
    ?
    ___5
  12. List the health services that are funded significantly by non-government sources?
    Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
    ?
    ?
    _/4
  13. List three (3) sources of non-government health care funding?
    Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
    ?
    ?
    _/3
  14. Give three (3) benefits to people who have private health insurance?
    Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
    ?
    ?
    _/3
  15. Using the report what is the leading cause of death for both males and females (all ages)?
    Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
    ?
    ?
    _/2
  16. What is the focus of “Public Health”?
    Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
    ?
    ?
    _/4
  17. How may public health interventions (e.g. National Bowel Screening Service, Breast Screen Australia) support a client’s social and emotional wellbeing?
    Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
    ?
    ?
    _/3
  18. How does Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children’s health compare to other Australian children of the same age group? Give three (3) examples to support your answer.
    Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
    ?
    ?
    _/3
  19. How does the age standardised death rates of indigenous males and females compare to the non-indigenous population?
    Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
    ?
    ?
    _/2
  20. Explain the “healthy migrant effect”?
    Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
    ?
    ?
    _/2
  21. Persons from overseas are hospitalised at a higher rate than the Australian- born population. Select one (1) condition and outline how the person’s country of birth would increase their risk of this condition. Consider socio-economic, cultural and/or genetic factors.
    Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
    ?
    ?
    _/4
  22. List four (4) determinants of health.
    Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
    ?
    ?
    _/4
  23. Describe two (2) non-western models of health care delivery and their place in contemporary practice
    Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
    ?
    ?
    _/4
  24. How much does cardiovascular disease cost the Australian Health Care system (include this amount as a total of the total health budget)? Using information provided in the report, how can this level of expenditure be justified?
    Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
    ?
    ?
    _/4
  25. Using information on how Australia compares to other OECD countries, choose one statistic that has improved or fallen and discuss at least two (2) factors that have influenced this result.
    Trainer comments (if applicable): S NYS
    ?
    ?
    /4 Outcome S ? NS ? Result: __/80