Not offered in 2018
Expands students' existing skills-base in managing chronic disease with Lifestyle Medicine specific practice such as Shared Medical Appointments or Group Consultations, Community Referrals, Telephone Triaging, self-management training and de-prescribing for examples.
- Chronic disease epidemiology and the place of Lifestyle Medicine in health care and the environment
- Skills, Tools and Procedures that are uniquely suited to Lifestyle Medicine practice
- Using Shared Medical Appointments or Group Consultations
- Community Referral and Telephone Triaging
- The Principles of De-prescribing
- Other Lifestyle innovations in chronic disease management
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 the need for health care reform related to the epidemiology of chronic disease and the role of Lifestyle Medicine||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|2||compare the principles and concepts of group consultations versus traditional 1:1 consultations||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|3||plan to use community referrals in primary care||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||describe the principles, and concepts of telephone triaging||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|5||critically analyse the literature on de-prescribing and its relevance to Lifestyle Medicine||Knowledge of a discipline|
|6||demonstrate the use of Lifestyle Medicine Skills, Tools and Procedures in clinical practice||Lifelong learning||Cultural competence|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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