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Contexts of Health and Wellbeing (9043.2)

Level: Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Nursing

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    • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (163974) - View
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    Syllabus

    This unit takes a lifespan approach to introduce students to key concepts related to health and wellness from a nursing perspective.

    Students will explore the determinants of health, across the lifespan, and also be introduced to the primary health care approach, as it applies in different practice settings. Examples to contextualise health and wellness across the lifespan will be drawn from the national health priorities.

    Learning Outcomes

    Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Compare and contrast concepts of health and wellness;

    2. Discuss the key principles of primary health care approaches across the life span; and

    3. Discuss national strategic directions within the context of health and wellness.

    Contact Hours

    Student engagement is equivalent to 150 hours per semester including self directed learning.

    Prerequisites

    None.

    Corequisites

    Enrolment in Bachelor of Nursing OR Bachelor of Public Health OR Bachelor of Health Studies.

    Assumed Knowledge

    None.

    Incompatible Units

    Restrictions: This unit is not open to students who have passed 7429 Theoretical Foundations.

    Equivalent Units

    7427 Social Concepts of Health and Illness

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