Module Catalogues

Organising the Health of the Public IV: Micro-Level Health Care: The Health of Communities

Module Title Organising the Health of the Public IV: Micro-Level Health Care: The Health of Communities
Module Level Level 2
Module Credits 5.00
Academic Year 2021/22
Semester SEM1

Aims and Fit of Module

The community level of health is the basic unit of health care. Students will understand health care structure through an analysis of the local level of health care. Community assessment and interventions will be critically assessed with a special emphasis on Primary Health Care.

Learning outcomes

A Distinguish how best to define a community.
B Identify the special health requirements of communities.
C Describe the pertinent health care stakeholders in and affiliated with communities.
D Critically interpret the community participation discourse.
E Identify social capital using a positive deviance analysis.
F Question the value of Primary Health Care.

Method of teaching and learning

Lecture, discussion and community assessments.