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Unit description

Analyses the determinants of metabolic disorders, and examines appropriate strategies to support the prevention and management of these conditions.  

Unit content

1. Overview of metabolic disorders.

2. Biopsychosocial determinants of metabolic disorders.

3. Environmental determinants of metabolic disorders.

4. Weight management.

5. Integrative management of diabetes.

6. Integrative management of other metabolic disorders.

Learning outcomes

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:
1Critically describe metabolic disorders.
2Analyse the biological, psychological, social and environmental determinants of metabolic disorders.
3Critically examine the principles and predictors of weight management.
4Apply integrative approaches to the management of diabetes and other metabolic disorders.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Critically describe metabolic disorders.
  2. Analyse the biological, psychological, social and environmental determinants of metabolic disorders.
  3. Critically examine the principles and predictors of weight management.
  4. Apply integrative approaches to the management of diabetes and other metabolic disorders.

Teaching and assessment

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