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Unit of Study NATM5009 Clinical Studies in Naturopathic Medicine 7: Multi-morbidity and Complex Cases (2024)

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    PG Coursework Unit

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    Students are required to attend on-campus classes and participate in online activities. Prior knowledge of human anatomy and physiology, botanical medicine and nutritional medicine is required.

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:

illustrate complex herb-drug-nutrient interactions

integrate clinical sciences, appropriate therapeutic applications and interdisciplinary care in multi-morbidity cases

relate different models of care and scope of practice within specialised healthcare settings

apply clinical reasoning to a multi-morbidity clinical case in a specialised setting

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hrs (Weekly)
Practical 18 hrs (Intensive)
Case study25%

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hrs (Weekly)
Practical 3 hrs (Weekly)
Case study25%

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • Students are required to bring to each practical class: non-restrictive clothing, fully enclosed sturdy flat non-slip shoes (shoes must fully cover toes), and a hair-tie (if applicable).

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Prescribed Resources/Equipment
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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.

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