Not currently available in 2020
Explores the naturopathic approach to gut health and organic and functional gastrointestinal disease. The unit combines naturopathic knowledge alongside a modern pathophysiological understanding and evidence-based approach. Conditions covered include irritable bowel syndrome, gastroesophageal reflux disease, inflammatory bowel disease, coeliac disease and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and cancers of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.
Topic 1: Overview of functional gastroenterology and introduction to the gut microbiome
Topic 2: Major causes of functional and organic pathology
Topic 3: Scientific understanding of gut disease
Topic 4: Naturopathic and other approaches to gut disease
Topic 5: Recognising acute emergencies
Topic 6: Stomach, liver, oesophagal and bowel conditions.
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 a critical understanding of both organic and functional gastroenterology||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||critically describe the traditional naturopathic approach to gut diseases||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||describe the pathophysiology of major gut conditions as a model for treatment||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||reflect and critically evaluate the naturopathic approaches to management of gut conditions||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||outline the practical application of an evidence-based approach to gut diseases and appropriate referral||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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