HLT510 Clinical Issues in Health (8)

This subject aims to provide students with the opportunity to study contemporary issues in health within their field of practice and area of specialisation, in order to more deeply understand the influences which impact on health service delivery, the context of practice and the scope of health professionals' practice.

Subject Outlines
Current CSU students can view Subject Outlines for recent sessions. Please note that Subject Outlines and assessment tasks are updated each session.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.

Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health

Enrolment Restrictions

Restricted to students enrolled in the M App Sc (Medical Imaging) and the Master of Nursing or at the discretion of the Course Co-ordinator

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • identify and discuss the contemporary issues which affect professional practice;
  • demonstrate critical skills in analysing literature concerned with contemporary health issues;
  • utilise research skills to source and use information to broaden and deepen understanding of issues which impact on professional practice and service delivery.


This subject will cover the following topics:

The subject is made up of six topics and uses supporting readings. The six topics are: 1. Introduction to issues in health 2. The reflective practitioner 3. Professionalism 4. Ethics in health 5. Extended role 6. Other clinical issues in health care.


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or ask@csu.edu.au or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.