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Practice Nursing in Australian Health Care System: Written Assignment 3

Answer questions listed for discussion in a report format.

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This document contains the instructions and questions for Written Assignment 3 of Practice Nursing in Australian Health Care System. The assignment requires answering questions related to nursing and midwifery profession, health care funding, health care services, and more. The document also includes the marking guide and criteria for assessment. The subject is HLTENN001 and the course is Diploma of Nursing under qualification code HLT54115. The college/university is not mentioned.

Practice Nursing in Australian Health Care System: Written Assignment 3

Answer questions listed for discussion in a report format.

   Added on 2023-04-22

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CRS176
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July 2017
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Assessment Task :
Student Version: Report, Project, Portfolio
Student information
Student name: . Student ID: .
Section A – Program/Course details
Qualification code: HLT54115 Qualificationtitle: Diploma of Nursing
Unit code: HLTENN001 Unit title: Practice nursing in the
Australian health care system
Section B – Assessment task details
Assessment number: Four (4) Semester/Year: 2/2018
Due date: 7/12/2018 Duration of assessment: 3 weeks
Assessment task
results:
This assessment task will be marked as:
Ungraded result: Satisfactory or Not Satisfactory
Other (eg points):
Section C – Instructions to students
Task instructions:
The assignment requires the questions listed for discussion to be answered. You can enter your
response under the question. Please answer questions with sentences .
To successfully complete this assessment a mark of 65/100 must be obtained.
This assessment is marked using a Rubric on Brightspace
1. The assignment and this document ( to enable marking) must be submitted electronically via
Brightspace by 5pm on the 7/12/2018
Your submitted file must be named using the following format:
Your family name_studentnumber_assessment task identifier
e.g. Hall_100123123_Allied health assignment
Any assignments not saved in this format will not be marked.
2. Students must keep a copy of all work submitted.
3. Please refer to the Student Information Handbook for information regarding late submission.
4. There is no word limit.
5. A minimum of (three)3 references must be used.
6. Typing should be Arial size 12. 1.5 line spacing is required
7. Plagiarism is not acceptable. The laws of copyright mean that you cannot copy, or cut and paste
text from resource material. The assignment must be in your own words and must be referenced
appropriately when you have taken your ideas from another source. Direct quotes must be kept to
the absolute minimum and must be referenced appropriately.
8. The word limit is 750 (+) or (-) 10%, however the response given MUST answer ALL of the
question and must be able to be understood by the assessor.
Grammar, sentence structure and punctuation must be correct.
You should only answer the question as marks will NOT BE allocated for extra information
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Section E – Marking Guide
Assessmentnumber: .Four (4) Assessment title: Written Assignment Three (3)
Student ID: . Student name: .
Unit code: HLTEN001 Unit title: Practice nursing in the Australian health care
system
Date: 7/12/2018
Criteria for assessment Marks
1. In 2010, the nursing and midwifery profession was regulated nationally, along with all
allied health professionals and doctors, through which organisation?
(Name of organisation listed correctly)
The Name of the organisation is The Australian Nursing and Midwifery
Accreditation Council (ANMAC).
1 mark
2. List the five functions of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
(Five (5) functions must be listed for 1 mark)
The five functions of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia are:
i. Registration of midwifery practitioners, students, and nurses.
ii. Development of codes and guidelines and standards for the midwifery
and nursing profession.
iii. Complaints and notification handling as well as investigations and
disciplinary hearings.
iv. Assessment of practitioners trained in overseas willing to practise in
Australia.
v. Providing approval of accreditation standards and accreditation of study
courses (Nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au, 2019).
Nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au. (2019). Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
- About. Retrieved from https://www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au/about.aspx
1 mark
3. Use the URL provided to read about the benefits of joining the Victorian branch of the
ANMF and then list four of them.
http://www.anmfvic.asn.au/
(Four (4) benefits must be listed for 1 mark)
The benefits of joining the Victorian branch of the ANMF are:
1 mark
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Criteria for assessment Marks
i. Members will have access to the CPD or continued professional
development like workshops and seminars through discounts.
ii. Members will have access to the professional indemnity insurance.
iii. Legal, professional and industrial representation will be provided by
ANMF to every member.
iv. Members will have access to the ANMF resources like library.
4. Briefly discuss how you would explain the health care benefits to a client whilst in
hospital according to the following health care funding:
a.) Medicare scheme
b.) Private health insurance-highest coverage
c.) Veterans’ Affairs-Gold card
(30-80 words on each of the three benefits- 3 marks for each correctly explained)
1. Under MBS (Medicare Benefits Scheme), a person will be get 100
percent refund on general practitioner fee while visiting a doctor outside
hospital and 85 percent refund if it is a specialist. Nothing have to be paid
by the patients, if the doctor billed the Medicare directly.
2. Benefits of Private health insurance are as follows
- Priority will be given to the patients and no waiting list in public
hospital
- Dental cover will be provided
- Money back facility available on non- Medicare health services
- Long term savings for health coverage
3. Veterans’ Affairs-Gold card covers all the benefits provided by the MBS
(Medicare Benefits Scheme). Holders can also avail the service of a
specialist listed under MBS. Additionally, holders will also have access to
the services like dental services, chiropractic services, dietetic services
etc.
3 marks for
each
(total 9
marks)
5. Identify four benefits of private health insurance for the individual OR the public health
system.
( Four (4) benefits for either private health insurance OR the public health system listed
for 4 marks)
Four benefits of private health insurance for the individual are mentioned below:
- Priority will be given to the patients and no waiting list in public
hospital
4 marks
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Criteria for assessment Marks
- Dental cover will be provided
- Money back facility available on non- Medicare health services
- Long term savings for health coverage
6. Identify a service that is currently provided by Government funding. There are some
Victorian ones listed here https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/media-and-resources/policy-
intervention-and-action and Federal ones here http://www.australia.gov.au/information-
and-services/health
(service identified for 1 mark)
If this funding was cut or reduced, list three immediate impacts to health care delivery in
Australia.
( Three (3) impacts listed for 3 marks)
Name of the one health service that is currently provided by Government funding
is Medicare.
The impacts of reduced funding of Medicare will be as follows:
- People will have to pay higher price for drugs and medicine
- Treatment cost in hospital will increase
- People suffering with mental health will have to pay more.
1 mark
3 marks
7. With a focus on your local area,
a) List four health care service options available within the region
(1mark for each service listed)
b) What are three (3) strengths and three (3) weakness associated with two (2) of
these local health care system?
(For two(2) of the health services listed , three (3) weaknesses and three (3) strengths are
listed for a possible 12 marks)
Name of the four health care service in Victoria, Australia are:
1. Safer Care Victoria
2. Ambulance and non- emergency patient transport
3. Older people in hospital
4. Voluntary Assisted Dying
Strengths and weakness of Ambulance and non- emergency patient transport
are mentioned below:
Strengths:
- Evidence based choices
4 marks
12marks
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