Examines common chronic and complex health conditions such as asthma, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and cardiovascular disease including the pathophysiology of these conditions. Students will focus on a patient centred model of care that includes the interprofessional team and will demonstrate the provision of effective education and support to help patients in the self management of their conditions. This unit will include caring for chronic conditions in indigenous communities and other Cultural and Linguistically Diverse [CALD] communities.
- Common chronic conditions
- Chronic conditions in Indigenous and CALD communities
- Self-management principles and practices
- Health Literacy and Health Education
- Motivational interviewing and health coaching
- Inter-professional management of chronic illness
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||integrate and apply knowledge of chronic and complex health conditions with assessment of client's condition||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|2||formulate a patient centred self-management plan based on assessment of client's condition||Intellectual rigour||Cultural competence|
|3||critique the client's self-management plan, especially in terms of barriers and enablers for compliance||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|4||apply motivational interviewing and health coaching techniques in a shared decision making model||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|5||provide optimal patient care by scoping the client's environment and assessing the skills and nature of the inter-professional disciplines available||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.