HBS107 - Understanding Health
|Year:||2019 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
Online independent learning and 1x2 hour on campus seminar per week.
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
Online independent learning and 1x2 hour online seminar per week.
This interdisciplinary unit examines a determinants approach to health and wellbeing, including: the complex range of interactions that influence the health of individuals and populations; the determinants of selected health issues in urban and rural Australia, as well as in global contexts, and explores a range of models and approaches and their impact on health outcomes.
Topics include: The concepts of health, the social determinants of health, health systems, the biological and environmental determinants, health promotion, indigenous health, settings for health, marginalised populations and global health.
Assessment task 1: Managing My Career Written Report (1000 words) 25%
Assessment task 2: A Health Plan Written Report (1600 words) 40%
Assessment task 3: Group Oral Presentation: Health profile of an Australian Indigenous population group (10 minutes) 35%
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