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1

The National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards are a set of non-negotiable standards that govern all Australian Health care services. T/F?

True

2

The focus for male national Health care policy is improving access to health services, preventative health and research into men's health. T/F?

True

3

The principle objective of medicare is to provide a funding source for health care services. T/F?

False
(principle objective of medicare is to remove or reduce the financial barriers to healthcare access)

4

The models of Health care in Australia:

- There must be a thorough needs assessment and collaborative care planning
- Goal is to deliver the right care in the right place at the right time

5

Australian Health care is a mix of socialised healthcare and free market (private) healthcare. T/F?

True

6

What are the focuses of Primary Health care?

- In corporate health promotion
- Be driven by public health care needs
- Be collaborative and patient centred

7

The Nurse Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) has developed ____ standard of practice for Registered Nurses to practice by.

Seven (7)

8

Nursing models of care provide a framework of inter-related and systematic processes for understanding of patient needs. Models of care ensure patient care delivery is patient focused, and holistic in nature. T/F?

True

9

Medicare was introduced by the Australian Government in?

1984

10

Key area of focus for national Women's Health Policy include:
i. Prevention of Chronic disease
ii. Mental Health and Well being
iii. Sexual and reproductive Health
iv. Healthy ageing
v. Prevention cardiovascular disease

i. Prevention of Chronic disease
ii. Mental Health and Well being
iii. Sexual and reproductive Health
iv. Healthy ageing

11

The National Health priorities are research driven and based on the burden and cost of the disease. T/F?

True

12

What are the current Health care Priorities?

- Prevention of hospitalisation
- Management of Chronic illness
- Mental Health care services

13

According to 2015-2016 data from Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Hospitals account for nearly _____% of health expenditure.

40%

14

Medicare was introduced by the Australian Government in?

1984

15

What are National Safety and Quality Health Service standards (NSQHS)?

A set of non- negotiable standards for all Australian health care services

16

What are the functions of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).

- Registration of Registered Nurses and Registered Midwives
- Registration of student Nurses and Midwives
- Handling of complaints and disciplinary hearings
- Developing standard of practice and codes of conduct

17

What are the nine National health care priorities.

- Cardiovascular health
- Cancer control
- Mental health
- Injury prevention and control
- Diabetes Mellitus
- Asthma
- Arthritus and musculoskeletal
- Obesity
- Dementia

18

Key area of focus for national Male Health Policy include:
i. Optimal health outcomes for males
ii. Preventative Health
iii. Improved health care access
iv. Mental health and wellbeing
v. Health equity

i. Optimal health outcomes for males
ii. Preventative Health
iii. Improved health care access
v. Health equity