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    winstonquan

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    Core Topics

    Post  winstonquan on Wed Oct 28, 2009 3:00 am

    Hey, we can't upload the powerpoint and word docs onto the forum. does anyone know how or how to find another way of doing it?

    Admin
    Admin

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    Re: Core Topics

    Post  Admin on Wed Oct 28, 2009 3:13 am

    bro,

    just copy paste the questions we need to do tonight up.

    if anyone wants a copy of the powerpoint, bring a usb and we can transfer it from the computers.

    TheBigFiveOH

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    28th oct HW for PD

    Post  TheBigFiveOH on Wed Oct 28, 2009 3:36 am

    i got the questions, no wozzas boys, girls and ben

    1 Discuss why the financial resources devoted to improving Indigenous health have so far had little impact.

    2 Apart from financial support, identify other strategies that have been introduced to improve Indigenous health. Evaluate how effective they have been.

    3 Propose alternative strategies that could be introduced to reduce health inequities in the Indigenous population.

    4 Analyse the health problems that are faced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as a result of historical events.

    Aaron

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    Re: Core Topics

    Post  Aaron on Wed Oct 28, 2009 3:42 am

    thanks for posting that. Who's the admin by the way?

    Richard

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    Mistaken Identity

    Post  Richard on Wed Oct 28, 2009 4:58 am

    sorry is that aaron or is that erin..

    would you please make it clear in your name your identity and distinguish yourself from other 'aarons' in the year as this spelling error is causing me much personal grievance, strife and socio-economic disadvantage.

    Kinda regards

    TheBigFiveOH

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    Re: Core Topics

    Post  TheBigFiveOH on Wed Oct 28, 2009 5:24 am

    like us noongas...anyone answered all questions?

    Admin
    Admin

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    Re: Core Topics

    Post  Admin on Wed Oct 28, 2009 6:33 pm

    1 Outline the measures of epidemiology.
    2 Describe the current trends in life expectancy and the major causes of morbidity and mortality.
    3 Outline the differences in health status by gender.
    4 Describe how priority health issues are identified.

    Extension activities

    1 Discuss how the priority issues for Australia’s health are identified.
    2 Critically analyse the use of epidemiology to describe health status.
    3 a Analyse current trends in life expectancy and major causes of morbidity and mortality for the general population.
    b Compare these trends and causes for males and females.
    4 Discuss the reasons why decisions are made about health priorities.

    Exam-style questions

    1 Account for the differences in the health status of men and women in Australia. (7 marks)
    2 Justify why cardiovascular disease has been identified as a health priority issue in Australia. (10 marks)
    3 Discuss why mortality, morbidity and life expectancy are important indicators of health status. (8 marks)
    4 Explain why injury and diabetes have been identified as national health priority issues. (8 marks)
    5 Analyse why cancer was identified as a priority issue to improve the health of Australians. (10 marks)

    fergie

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    Re: Core Topics

    Post  fergie on Thu Oct 29, 2009 1:20 am

    were we meant to do number two of the exam style questions for homework tonight?

    Aaron

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    Re: Core Topics

    Post  Aaron on Thu Oct 29, 2009 1:43 am

    Yes Fergus.

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