Introduces students to the field of Lifestyle Medicine, and the foundations of the discipline.
- Introduction to lifestyle medicine.
- Determinants of health and lifestyle disease.
- Nutrition and health.
- Physical activity and health.
- Sleep and health.
- Practitioner health and wellbeing.
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.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||Examine the discipline and practice of lifestyle medicine.|
|2||Examine the correlation between the determinants of health and lifestyle disease.|
|3||Critically examine nutrition, physical activity and sleep, and their relationship to health.|
|4||Identify approaches to monitor and support practitioner health and wellbeing.|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- Examine the discipline and practice of lifestyle medicine.
- Examine the correlation between the determinants of health and lifestyle disease.
- Critically examine nutrition, physical activity and sleep, and their relationship to health.
- Identify approaches to monitor and support practitioner health and wellbeing.
Prescribed Learning Resources
- No prescribed texts.
Readings and resources are provided for each module in this unit.
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- Prescribed resources/equipment information is not currently available.
Teaching and assessment
|Project 150 hours (Across the term)|
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