Introduction to Health Professional Studies II
Available in 2013
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 2|
Previously offered in 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
EPHLTH161 Introduction to Health Professional Studies II expands on the concepts developed in Health Studies I and aims at providing students with basic biological and social science understanding relevant to subsequent training in a health professional field. The course investigates human biology, introductory pathobiology, human anatomy/physiology, biochemistry and the Health system and role of the Health professional.
1. develop basic understanding of the biological and social sciences relevant to subsequent training in a health profession.
2. be given opportunity to develop critical reasoning and independent learning skills.
3. be introduced to knowledge of Australian society and individuals as the basis for professional practice in the health professions.
4. gain an understanding of the role of the health professional in society and the varying careers available within the field.
5. develop a competence in academic and communication skills involving appropriate technologies and styles.
|Content||1. Human biology and introductory pathobiology; normal structure and function (human anatomy, physiology and biochemistry) and reactions to stressors.
2. Problem solving strategies including problem identification, resource accession and critical analysis
3. Australian society and individuals in society; the social, cultural and political environment for professional practice in Australia
4. The health system and the roles of the various types of health professionals including comparative studies with other systems.
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Teaching Methods||Problem Based Learning
|Contact Hours||Tutorial: for 4 hour(s) per Week for 13 weeks
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 13 weeks
|Timetables||2013 Course Timetables for EPHLTH161|