Not currently available in 2020
Explores the naturopathic approach to fertility, pre-conception care, pregnancy, breastfeeding and post-partum health. The unit combines naturopathic knowledge and clinical practice to these reproductive phases and processes alongside a modern physiological understanding and an evidence-based approach. The unit covers infertility, managing pregnancy, assisting breastfeeding and maintaining post-partum health.
Topic 1: Overview of reproductive health and causes of infertility and complications of pregnancy
Topic 2: Naturopathic approach to fertility and pregnancy
Topic 3: Influences on reproductive health and pre-conception healthcare
Topic 4: Recognising acute emergencies
Topic 5: Managing infertility in women and men
Topic 6: Managing health during pregnancy and post-partum, and assisting breastfeeding.
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 normal reproductive health across the female lifespan||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||critically describe the traditional naturopathic approach to fertility and pregnancy||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||describe the major causes of infertility and the complications of pregnancy||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||reflect and critically evaluate the efficacy and safety of naturopathic approaches to the management of infertility and pregnancy and the post-partum period||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||outline the practical application of an evidence-based approach to fertility and pregnancy||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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