Identify a specific health issue pertinent to people living in rural and remote communities (in Australia). Then discuss the challenges of rural and remote environments with reference to geographical, environmental, sociological and cultural frameworks. Presentation: The completed assignment will be presented as an essay written in academic style with correct referencing. The essay should be typed or word-processed in single spacing with a left margin of 3cm.
Assessment criteria: The essay will be assessed using the following general criteria:
• Demonstrated use of relevant literature
• Demonstrated understanding of the issues 1
• Arguments and analysis
• Presentation – academic writing style, clarity of expression and
• Referencing. (10 references should be okay, and preferably journal articles not less than 5 years old)
Clearly identify a specific health issue pertinent to people living in rural and remote communities.
Examine the challenges of rural and remote environments with reference to relevant geographical, environmental, sociological and cultural frameworks
Demonstrate an understanding the impact of these challenges on rural and remote health practitioners and of the relevant issues
Express view point where appropriate supported by the literature (readings and other references)
Communicate clearly – uses appropriate and accurate language, grammar, spelling, referencing in accordance with APA referencing style
Adhere to the recommended structure of Introduction/Body of evidence/Discussion/Conclusion.