Courses & Units

Applying Health and Wellbeing in Practice ZAC104

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast


In this unit, you will be introduced to the principles of primary health, preventative health and health promotion and how they inform the design and delivery of individualised support. You will develop an understanding of case management, care coordination, service navigation and the strategies, methods, frameworks, tools and domains of action used to engage with and advocate for individuals and diverse groups. Skills in research, communication, planning and evaluation will be developed to support your ability to co-design and deliver evidence-based plans for promoting health and wellbeing.


Unit name Applying Health and Wellbeing in Practice
Unit code ZAC104
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Applied Health

Susan Musgrave

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Term 2 On-Campus Domestic
Launceston Term 2 On-Campus Domestic
Cradle Coast Term 2 On-Campus Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Term 2 27/4/2020 18/5/2020 2/6/2020 3/7/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.

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Learning Outcomes

D1 – Select and apply models, frameworks, tools and domains of action to promote health and wellbeing for individuals and groups.
D2 – Source, evaluate and use information, evidence and knowledge to inform service planning, delivery and evaluation.
D3 – Design plans and programs for positive health and wellbeing outcomes using principles of primary health, preventative health and health promotion.

P and P:
PP1 - identify, evaluate and use relevant discipline tools and techniques
PP2 - identify and evaluate relevant behaviours, principles and perspectives in the workplace
PP3 - use reflective and deliberative thinking to generate plans for self-development
PP4 - apply practice and discipline based skills and knowledge to communicate solutions to real world problems.



Band CSP Student Contribution Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 061307

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Teaching Pattern

Online learning plus two to three x 2 hour face to face tutorials and 1.5 days of face to face workshops.

  • Field survey and report (in teams) (30%)
  • Workbook Learning Activities (20%)
  • Case Study – Support Plan (50%)
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