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Unit description

Learners explore integrative approaches to reproductive health. Evidence-based, patient-centred approaches are applied to male and female fertility, pre-conception care, pregnancy, breastfeeding and post-partum health. The unit also examines the various factors that influence male and female reproductive health.

Unit content

Topic 1: Overview of reproductive health

Topic 2: Influences on reproductive health

Topic 3: Integrative approaches to reproductive health

Topic 4: Managing infertility in women and men

Topic 5: Pre-conception care

Topic 6: Managing health during pregnancy and post-partum, and assisting breastfeeding.

 

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 a critical understanding of normal male and female reproductive health across the lifespanIntellectual rigourKnowledge of a discipline
2analyse the various factors that influence male and female reproductive healthIntellectual rigourKnowledge of a discipline
3critically describe integrative approaches to reproductive health Intellectual rigourKnowledge of a discipline
4critically evaluate integrative approaches to managing infertility in women and menIntellectual rigourKnowledge of a disciplineLifelong learning
5analyse integrative approaches to pre-conception careIntellectual rigourKnowledge of a disciplineLifelong learning
6critically examine integrative approaches to managing health during pregnancy and post-partum, and assisting breastfeedingIntellectual rigourKnowledge of a disciplineLifelong learning

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

  1. demonstrate a critical understanding of normal male and female reproductive health across the lifespan
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  2. analyse the various factors that influence male and female reproductive health
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  3. critically describe integrative approaches to reproductive health
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  4. critically evaluate integrative approaches to managing infertility in women and men
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  5. analyse integrative approaches to pre-conception care
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  6. critically examine integrative approaches to managing health during pregnancy and post-partum, and assisting breastfeeding
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning

Prescribed texts

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Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Structured online learning Self paced (Self paced)
Assessment
Quiz10%
Reflective writing35%
Literature review55%
Notice

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Fee information

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