The Medical Profession in Australia

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Abstract

When you finish this chapter you should be able to:

understand how the profession of medicine Australia is organised, funded and delivered
understand the training pathways to becoming a medical practitioner in Australia
understand what it means to be a medical professional and how this notion is evolving and changing over time
understand current issues regarding the medical workforce and how this impacts on the delivery of good health care in Australia.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnderstanding the Australian Health Care System
EditorsEileen Willis, Louise Reynolds, Trudy Rudge
Place of PublicationChatswood, NSW
PublisherELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
Chapter21
Pages344-356
Number of pages13
Edition4th Edition.
ISBN (Electronic)9780729543286
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Keywords

  • medicine
  • medical training
  • Medical practitioners
  • Health care access

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    Shanahan, E. M. (2020). The Medical Profession in Australia. In E. Willis, L. Reynolds, & T. Rudge (Eds.), Understanding the Australian Health Care System (4th Edition. ed., pp. 344-356). ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV.