Courses & Units

Indigenous Australian Health and Well Being HAB313

Note:

Available to Nursing and Health Science students as an elective.

Introduction

Statistics generally indicate significant disparities between the health and well being of Indigenous people and the broader non-Indigenous population in Australia. This unit explores reasons for this situation, including a 'social determinants' approach examining socio-economic, cultural and political factors impacting upon the health status of Indigenous peoples. The unit examines 'pre-contact' Indigenous health in Australia and comparable non-Indigenous contexts, and considers the effectiveness of contemporary policies, programs and practices that aim to improve Indigenous health outcomes.

Summary

Unit name Indigenous Australian Health and Well Being
Unit code HAB313
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline Global Cultures and Languages
Coordinator

Teaching staff

Dr Deborah Wilson Deborah.Wilson@utas.edu.au

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
1 090311

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Requisites

Prerequisites

25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty

Co-requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On Campus: 1 x 1 hour lecture weekly, and 1 x 1 hour tutorial weekly.
Off-campus: 1 x 1 hour lecture weekly (accessed electronically) and participation in online discussion board activities.

Assessment

On-campus students: 1500-word essay (15%), discussion participation (10%), 2500-word essay (35%), 2-hour exam (40%).
Off-Campus students: 1500-word essay (20%), 2500-word essay (40%), 2-hour exam (40%).

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Textbooks

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