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)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

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. 

Content

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

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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