PUBH6003 Health Systems and Economics: Health Financing

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Question:

Context

Healthcare financing incorporates how funds are mobilised (raising revenue), accumulated (pooling) and allocated (purchasing) to deliver health services to individuals and population groups.

Health systems cannot function without funding: reliable channels of funding are important to ensure that a health system is equitable, and that individual healthcare costs do not cause financial harm.

  • Revenue raising ensures that there is money and ensures sustainability.
  • Pooling spreads the financial risk across the population to ensure equity and efficacy.
  • Allocation mechanisms used to pay for health services ensures services/medicines and technology.

Health financing also ensures the appropriate setting of financial incentives for the payment of health providers. Ultimately, health financing helps health systems to achieve their goals, such as health outcomes/gains, equity in the provision of health services, system efficacy and responsiveness. These key indicators are used to monitor and evaluate the health financing mechanisms adopted by different countries. Thus, knowledge of health financing will help you to understand the extent to which health system goals are achievable (or not) in a given context.

This assessment is designed to encourage teamwork and collaboration. The assessment requires you to engage in extensive research and undertake a critical analysis to craft clear and strategic evidence-based arguments to support your stance: a key skill in public health advocacy and policy development.

Assessment Task

Your group will be provided with a topic and the stance that you will be required to argue. Critically evaluate your topic for debate (in essence, writing a position paper).Consider the pros and cons for the achievement of the health system’s goals: the health outcomes (health gain), equity in health and finance, financial protection and the responsiveness of the system.

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What is Culture and Identity?

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Question:

Title of the assessment:

Examine and discuss what is culture and identity and reflect on how your own identity, along with social and cultural factors, have influenced your own beliefs about and interactions with Aboriginal People and/or Torres Strait Islander People.

Overview:

The purpose of this task is for students to demonstrate understanding of what culture and identity is and how identity, along with social and cultural factors can influence beliefs and values.  

Students need to also look inward and recognise their own culture and how their own values and beliefs influence the way they view the world and see other people.

Assessment Details: 

Reflect on the following questions to assist with your planning:  These questions are here to assist you with planning –

  • What is culture?
  • What is Identity?
  • How does identity, along with social and cultural factors influence beliefs and values?
  • What do you consider to be your culture?
  • What do you consider to be the characteristics of your identity?
  • What has influenced your cultural lens (beliefs and values)?
  • What do you think has influenced your beliefs and interaction with Aboriginal People/s and/or Torres Strait Islander People/s?
  • Evaluate your personal views towards Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.
  • On reflection did Paul Keating’s speech, as then Prime Minister of Australia, (Year for the World’s Indigenous People) delivered in Redfern Park on 10 December 1992, give insight, change or confirm your own personal views in relation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples?

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NURBN 3033 Primary Health- Self-Management Plan formatted

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Task:

1. Provide a brief introduction of the client and identify their main chronic health issues which need priority attention and care in a self-management plan and why (PROVIDE REFERENCES TO JUSTIFY).

Write three smart goals for the client in managing chronic illness conditions and associated care/treatment/medication.  There is evidence of a very high level of understanding of the topic. The student can comprehensively introduce the client and their chronic health issues.

2. Discuss and Critically Analyse Consumer Directed Care/Self-Management 

3. Design a Self-Management Care Plan 800 Words (inclusive of intext)

Please follow the instructions

Self-Management Plan formatted in the template. In this plan, write down the SMART Goals at the top of the template and then write/design at least 6 priority self-management interventions required for the client to undertake with respect to the priority care needs for each goal. Provide clear healthcare instruction for the client as to what they should do to manage the health issues identified in the SMART Goals. 

Provide rationales/justification for each with support literature references from peer reviewed current database or textbook sources.

Referencing in text should follow the APA 7th edition guidelines and format.

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LG566 International Law and Conflict: Irish Legal System

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Question:

In his book, The Constitution of Ireland: A Contextual Analysis, Oran Doyle refers to a “waning influence of natural law”1 in Irish constitutional interpretation. He goes on to state that: [o]ver time, the courts have reconstructed many provisions influenced by natural law into more typical liberal democratic provisions.
This can be seen both through explicit judicial dicta and the gradual move of the courts’ case law to a set of positions that cohere as effectively with general liberal democratic ideas as with any natural law ethos. There is also a marked change in judicial language, as judges come to reflect the increasingly post-Catholic character of the society from which they are drawn.2 In continuation, Doyle gives some examples of dwindling explicit reliance on natural law theory in Irish constitutional interpretation.
With reference to the quotation above, provide a critical account of the natural law theories examined in the module and critically analyse their continued influence on the Irish legal system, in your answer, you may draw upon other jurisprudential theories, case law, the constitution, legislation, or other materials to justify your response.
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SITXCCS002 Provide Visitor Information: Report on Tourism Industry

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Question

Project:

Research and collate information on the different sectors of the travel and tourism industry. Compile an information booklet that could be given to a new employee in a tourism workplace of your choice (hotel, travel agency, airline, tour operator, etc) to help them gain a better understanding of the travel and tourism industry in Australia.

The first step will be to choose a type of business where you will be the supervisor. Pick something that you are familiar with receptionist in a hotel, travel agent in a travel agency, tour guide in a tour operator, flight attendant in an airline, information officer in a tourist information office…It has to be a tourism business.

Companies offering the same type of products will have very different profiles. If we look at for instance Emirates and Jetstar or The Hilton and YHA backpackers, they will have very different quality standards, recycling policies, overbooking policies, technology used etc. You only need to focus on one, either real or imaginary company.

Next, you need to prepare a 2 pages information pack for a new employee that will start working under your supervision. Since the person is new, we need to advise them not only about how to do their job competently, but also about the general rules in our company.

The layout of the booklet needs to have the following sections/chapters.

  1. Name 3 different sectors of the travel and tourism industry with which your company interacts, including their interrelationships and the services available in each sector. As an example: If your business is a hotel, you may liaise with transportation, tour operators, travel agencies etc, explain how.
  1. Name 3 environmental issues and requirements, including but not limited to: the management of air quality, water quality, waste, recycling etc. As an example: How does your company recycle? How many types of bins are available? What is the policy air conditioning temperature?
  2. Name 3 work ethics required to work in the industry, including but not limited to: confidentiality, overbooking, consumer protection etc. As an example: In case of overbooking, what are the steps to follow? How do you ensure total confidentiality of your customers’ details? What is your policy on customers’ complaints?
  1. Name 3 relevant either legislation, codes of practice or quality assurance practices, including but not limited to Equal Employment Opportunity, accreditation, licences etc. As an example: Does your company encourage a multicultural workplace? What measures are in place to ensure quality? How does your company comply with smoking legislation?
  1. Name 3 examples of technology in use, including but not limited to: e-business, online booking systems, social media sites etc. As an example: What promotions are in place to encourage customers’ posts in the company’s Facebook page? What other social media is used? How is the e-business side managed? What technology is available to customers?
  1. Choose 1 current issue (Air Asia lost plane, Cuba-US renewal of relations, price of the Australian dollar etc) and describe how it impacted on this workplace. How and why employees should keep updated about current issues?

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BSBITU315 Purchase Goods and Services Online- knowledge questions below

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Task:

This assessment task is to create a presentation with your group that answers the knowledge questions below. The questions are designed to assess your knowledge and understanding of key aspects of this unit.

You are required to create a presentation that demonstrates that you and your group have completed the following:

Further research the topics addressed in each question
Answer all questions with sufficient detail
Answer all questions using your own words
Provides enough detail to show your understanding
Apply critical thinking
Provide examples and discuss your answers when required

Answer the questions below:

1. List the key provisions of legislation that affects some aspects of business operations

2. Identify the key features of organisational policies and procedures relating to use of internet and online purchasing

3.Explain the features of organisational policies and procedures relating to the security of electronic information (including, for example, financial information)

4. List the legal and ethical requirements relating to a range of online transactions

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CAR20001 Future Work Skills- career theory

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Task:

Learning Outcomes

1. Exhibit an understanding of career theory, planning and management.

2. Exhibit a capacity to apply skills that reflects an understanding of current discipline-related skills,employability skills, labour-market trends and employment opportunities.

3. Critically review, analyse and synthesise knowledge of skills, attributes, strengths, and values for job-readiness.

4. Identify discipline-specific skills, transferrable and employability skills for the development of a professional portfolio.

5. Use professional communication and technological skills to create a discipline-specific professional presentation.

Purpose

state the focus of your assignment (see above)

Audience

name the employer or the start-up incubator program and include their website

Role
outline the details of the job or incubator program, including 4 selection criteria you will address in your letter or pitch

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MKT10007 Fundamentals of Marketing- appealing to read

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Task:

Create your three personas here. Remember that for each persona you will need to report their 
Age
City/state of residence
Occupation
Life-stage
Major life-goal for the next three years

You will then report their opinions on what marketing is in a way that is informative, appealing to read, and anonymous.

In this next section, provide two formal definitions of what marketing is. Remember that you will need to justify why you have chosen these definitions. You should also reference them using Swinburne Harvard. 
 
Here you must present your own definition of ‘marketing’, which must be a concise, one sentence definition. You must also explain and justify your thought process of drawing this conclusion. We will be looking for how well you have considered the different viewpoints and how your definition reflects a maturity of understanding.

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NURS3003 Dynamics of Practice-main points in your essay

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Task:

Please use case C as a basis for this assessment.

While each case study is not fully comprehensive, you are to use information provided in the case study ONLY, do not include additional information. You may however make some assumptions based on the information provided in the case studies. 

The assignment:

Provide a essay that includes:

1. an introduction in which you introduce your case study patient and provide context for what is to follow in the essay.

2. Illustrate what you understand by the terms chronic and complex needs?.

3. Do you believe that your case study patient has complex care needs?  If so, why?

4. identify in order of priority, three (3) specific needs for your patient.

5. Provide a rationale as to why you have prioritised these needs 
 
For each of these needs, provide a detailed account of how they will best be met (in the patients home). This will include information about which multidisciplinary team members may be required; their role and a justification as to why they will be beneficial in assisting the persons care and avoiding hospitalisation.
1. Provide a conclusion that sums up the main points in your essay.

Additional considerations:

In planning your essay, please refer to the marking rubric. You are encouraged to use sub-headings throughout to assist the reader and focus your discussion.You are to assume that the patient has returned home following their recent hospitalisation.  
 
It is expected that you include a variety of reference sources including government reports, credible government sites where appropriate and at least four (4) evidence based peer reviewed journal articles as well as any others you choose to include.

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NURS3004 Transition to Professional Practice Assignment-possible consequences of

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Task:

In preparation for writing this assignment, here are some things for you to consider helping you plan.

1.What happened, why, what events lead up to this situation? 
2.Were there any precipitating causes or occurrences?
3.How did you deal with the situation? 
4.What was going on in the environment, did this impact the event? 
5.What bioethical principles were evident, if any? 
6.What were/are the long-term effects of this incident? 
7.Could you have considered the perspectives of others differently?
8.Were you acting to help the patient, or just because you had an order to do so?

 
Step 1: Describe the experience – What happened, who was there, where did the event occur, what did you do, what did other’s do? What impact might your values, beliefs, assumptions and biases have had on the situation? What were the possible consequences of your actions or inactions? Create a mental picture of the issue for the marker.

Step 2: Describe your emotional reactions to the event, what were you feeling both before and after the event, what emotions might others be feeling? Did these reactions trigger a change in your perspective of the event?

Step 3: Bringing the theory and the experience together. Analyse the experience of the dilemma using Bioethical theories or principles, the NMBA decision making framework (2020), the ICN code of conduct (2012), the ethical decision-making framework from Chapter 2 of the Text, and other relevant supporting literature. Use current information applicable to the Australian context. 

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