Not offered in 2018
Introduces students to stories of healing from western, eastern, classical and contemporary Indigenous perspectives. Diverse healing practices and philosophies are explored in relation to illness, disease, health and well-being in historical and contemporary contexts.
Topic 1: Historical concepts of healing
Topic 2: The role of cultural safety in healing
Topic 3: Healing in ancient cultures
Topic 4: The Western world's contribution to healing
Topic 5: Herbalism - The oldest tradition
Topic 6: Women and healing
Topic 7: Healing traditions and practices of non-Western cultures
Topic 8: Synergy in healing
Topic 9: Indigenous Australian healing
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||demonstrate knowledge of histories of healing across cultures||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Cultural competence|
|2||describe relationships between health as a holistic experience, and diverse cultural healing practice(s)||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Cultural competence|
|3||analyse the process of deepening self-knowledge and concepts of identity||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Cultural competence|
|4||critically evaluate the learning processes required in transformation in healing practice.||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Cultural competence|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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