Courses & Units

Physical Health and Wellbeing ZAC206

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast


Unit delivery is subject to sufficient enrolment numbers.


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
Unit code ZAC206
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Applied Health
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 2020.

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Learning Outcomes

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



Band CSP Student Contribution Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 061309

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  • Human Biology and Health Assessment Quiz (20%)
  • Health status activity (30%)
  • Case Study (50%)
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