The unit introduces students to the field of lifestyle medicine. Students acquire theoretical, research and management skills with which to treat lifestyle-based diseases.
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||Define lifestyle medicine and its relationship to conventional medical treatment;||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|2||Demonstrate techniques for searching contemporary literature||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|3||Identify lifestyle-based diseases and critically analyse their causes;||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|4||Use appropriate assessment and measurement techniques to optimise the management of lifestyle-based diseases;||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||Examine evidence-based strategies for managing lifestyle-based disorders including the use of care plans.||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
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Teaching and assessment
|Structured online learning (12 weeks)|
|Self tests (6)||10%|
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Commencing 2015 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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