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LocationDomesticInternational
OnlineN/A

Unit description

Introduces students to the community, familial and cultural relationships necessary for Aboriginal physical health and social and emotional wellbeing. The importance of therapeutic relationships in promoting culturally strong, healthy lifestyles will be presented including celebrating connections, physical activity, good nutrition, and stress management. 

Unit content

Topic 1: Healthy Health Policy
Topic 2: Holistic Health Promotion
Topic 3: Healthy Health Organisations
Topic 4: Health Promotion Case Studies
Topic 5: Supportive Health Environments

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1demonstrate an understanding of cultural and community strengths in health promotionKnowledge of a disciplineCultural competence
2examine frameworks and campaigns in Indigenous health promotion Knowledge of a disciplineCultural competence
3describe a strengths-based framework for health promotion through program and campaign analysis. Ethical practiceKnowledge of a discipline

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

  1. demonstrate an understanding of cultural and community strengths in health promotion
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA7: Cultural competence
  2. examine frameworks and campaigns in Indigenous health promotion
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA7: Cultural competence
  3. describe a strengths-based framework for health promotion through program and campaign analysis.
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Structured online learning 3 hours/week (12 weeks)
Assessment
Annotated bibliography40%
Report40%
Journal20%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2

Fee paying courses
For POSTGRADUATE or UNDERGRADUATE full fee paying courses please check Domestic Postgraduate Fees OR Domestic Undergraduate Fees

International

Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.

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