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Perspectives on Ageing

Enrolment code: CNA246

Offered: Launceston: semester 2 [by internet] Distance education: semester 2

Unit description:

Seeks to problematise the field of aged care and to promote the students’ independence in learning. The unit consists of two modules which develop: understanding of the lived experiences of aged persons who are able to live independently or with some community support, through conversations, stories and literature; an interest in and understanding of the issues surrounding the health and well-being of the aged in Australia; and, critical insights into contemporary research and practice, and policy development in aged care.

Staff Mr A Robinson (Coordinator), Ms B Francis For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 1-hr tutorial, 2 hrs lectures weekly (10 wks) Timetable
Assessment mode 2x1,500-word essays (50% ea) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc Bevan C & Jeeawody B, Successful Ageing. Perspectives on Health and Social Construction, Mosby, 1998. Library Catalogue
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Social Ecology  
Courses Bachelor of Nursing
Bachelor of Health Science
Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
Faculty website Faculty of Health Science  
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