Courses & Units

Physical Health and Wellbeing ZAC206

Introduction

In this unit, you will examine the characteristics of chronic diseases, exploring the causes, prevalence and impact, as well as the importance of chronic disease management strategies including self-management, complementary therapies and carer health and wellbeing. You will also be introduced to the relationship between life stage and disease presentation and progression, complex disease states, multiple diagnoses, common comorbidities and complex service coordination. Finally, you will have an opportunity to discuss end-of-life considerations including advance care planning, palliation, grief and loss.

Summary

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

Availability

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Learning Outcomes

Discipline:
D1 – Identify and analyse complex health and wellbeing challenges
D2 – Appraise impacts of complex health and wellbeing challenges on service planning and delivery
D3 – Analyse emerging healthcare challenges and apply evidence-based responses

P and P:
PP1 - apply discipline based skills and knowledge in dynamic practice situations
PP2 - analyse and communicate core concepts related to discipline knowledge and practice
PP3 - analyse and evaluate applications of innovative and/or entrepreneurial practice
PP4 - develop and communicate understandings related to graduate attributes and transferable skills as adaptive practitioners

Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education

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Teaching

Assessment
  • Case study analysis (1) (25%)
  • Case study analysis (2) (25%)
  • Comparative analysis and response (50%)
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Textbooks

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