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LocationDomesticInternational
Gold Coast
Lismore

Unit description

Integrates knowledge and skills in clinical sciences, naturopathic therapeutics, interdisciplinary care and clinical reasoning in order to safely and effectively assess, diagnose, plan, treat and review dermatological and gastroenterological clinical cases within the scope of contemporary naturopathic medicine practice.

Unit content

  1. Human microbiome
  2. Clinical dermatology I
  3. Clinical dermatology II
  4. Clinical gastroenterology I
  5. Clinical gastroenterology II
  6. Clinical gastroenterology III

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:
1illustrate interactions between the human microbiome and human health
2integrate clinical sciences, appropriate therapeutic applications and interdisciplinary care in dermatological conditions
3integrate clinical sciences, appropriate therapeutic applications and interdisciplinary care in gastroenterological conditions
4apply clinical reasoning to a dermatological or gastroenterological clinical case

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

  1. illustrate interactions between the human microbiome and human health
  2. integrate clinical sciences, appropriate therapeutic applications and interdisciplinary care in dermatological conditions
  3. integrate clinical sciences, appropriate therapeutic applications and interdisciplinary care in gastroenterological conditions
  4. apply clinical reasoning to a dermatological or gastroenterological clinical case

Prescribed texts

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Practical 3 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Infographic15%
Portfolio30%
Practical case study (and reflection)55%

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Practical 3 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Infographic15%
Portfolio30%
Practical case study (and reflection)55%
Notice

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

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the teaching period.

Fee information

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