Familiarises students with the epistemology of Lifestyle Medicine. Students will critically analyse background, rationale and structure of Lifestyle Medicine as a way to manage lifestyle and environmentally related diseases of the 21st century.
- Epidemiological trends leading to the emergence of a Lifestyle Medicine method and structure
- The discovery and role of Metaflammation
- Lifestyle determinants of chronic disease
- Environmental determinants of illness
- Lifestyle Medicine approaches to Metabolic Health
- Planning the use of skills, tools and procedures in practice
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 population health trends in society||Intellectual rigour|
|2||use literature to describe changes required in health care to meet chronic disease challenges||Intellectual rigour|
|3||demonstrate an understanding of metaflammation||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||identify and apply evidence confirming lifestyle related determinants of poor health||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||critically analyse the literature on lifestyle management of metabolic illness||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|6||plan the use of Lifestyle Medicine skills, tools and procedures in clinical practice||Intellectual rigour||Lifelong learning|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2017 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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