Provides students with knowledge to enable patients to self-manage lifestyle and environmentally related chronic diseases in partnership with a lifestyle medicine practitioner.
- Chronic Disease Self-Management (CDSM) in Lifestyle Medicine
- Physiological Basis for Self Management
- Inflammation, anthropogens and chronic disease: A basis for self- management
- Approaches to CDSM: 1. Being Client-Centred
- Approaches to CDSM: 2. Being Motivation Focused
- Approaches to CDSM: 3. Being Health Literacy Oriented
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||explain the physiological basis of chronic disease and its relevance to self-management||Creativity|
|2||use evidence-based patient self-management models for clients with chronic disease||Creativity||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|3||design chronic disease self-management strategies by encouraging and supporting the move towards client-centred approaches||Creativity||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|4||apply evidence-based self-management, health coaching and counselling skills||Creativity||Communication and social skills|
|5||promote health literacy and its importance to self-management approaches||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|6||construct self-management principles to weight control and type II diabetes management||Creativity||Cultural competence|
|7||synthesise whole of practice change management principles needed to implement self-management approaches in primary care practice||Creativity||Cultural competence|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2017 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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