Explores the determinants of healthy ageing and focuses on the relationship between ageing and physical activity, sexuality, spirituality and nutrition. It will provide an evidence-based approach to the role of complementary therapies and complementary medicines for common health conditions in this age group.
- Unit introduction and overview
- Physical activity
- Complementary and alternative medicine
- The Creative Arts
- Health promotion
- Aged care
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||describe healthy ageing and discuss associated concepts||Intellectual rigour|
|2||identify the determinants of healthy ageing||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||apply the national guidelines for physical activity and nutrition for older Australians||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||critique the importance of physical activity and nutrition in maintaining optimum health in old age||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||explore attitudes towards intimacy and sexual relationships in old age||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|6||evaluate the role of complementary medicines in reducing the morbidity associated with ageing||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|7||prepare a healthy ageing lifestyle plan||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
|Structured online learning 2 hours (12 weeks)|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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