Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
This unit will introduce the foundational biology of body systems, emphasising the relationship between structure and function. Principles of health assessment will be considered as the basis for understanding human development and the alterations in structure and function that occur with injury, illness and disease. You will examine the causes, prevalence and impact of common health conditions and consider the planning, implementation and evaluation of contemporary management strategies.
|Unit name||Physical Health and Wellbeing|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Cradle Coast||Term 2||On-Campus||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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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 2020.
1. Describe and explain the biology of health, illness and disease.
2. Assess and appraise alterations in health status
3. Evaluate common health conditions and propose evidence-based responses
4. Apply discipline based skills and knowledge in dynamic practice situations
5. Analyse and communicate core concepts related to discipline knowledge and practice
6. Analyse and evaluate applications of innovative and/or entrepreneurial practice
7. Develop and communicate understandings related to graduate attributes and transferable skills as adaptive practitioners
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