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OCTY71-101: Health Conditions and Multidisciplinary Management


Contemporary health care practice takes place in a multidisciplinary context where care is centred on the needs of the client / healthcare consumer. In this subject you will integrate your existing knowledge of body functions and structures in to an understanding of common health conditions. You will consider the pathology, epidemiology, prognosis and impact of physical and mental health disorders as well as death and dying. You will explore the multidisciplinary management of common health conditions, and articulate your potential role as a practitioner, referrer and care coordinator.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
Subject fees
  • Current: $5,070
  • Commencing in May 2021: $5,250

Learning outcomes

1. Describe the pathology, epidemiology, prognosis and presentation of common health conditions across the lifespan.
2. Differentiate the roles of different health professionals in the multidisciplinary management of health conditions.
3. Identify the potential role of your profession in managing common health conditions.
4. Develop your ability to access and appraise health literature.
5. Exemplify client-centred practice.
6. Demonstrate respect for the individual experience of clients.

Enrolment requirements

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Restrictions: ?
  • Study Abroad Students

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens02/08/2020
Semester start14/09/2020
Subject start14/09/2020
Cancellation 1?28/09/2020
Cancellation 2?05/10/2020
Last enrolment27/09/2020
Withdraw – Financial?10/10/2020
Withdraw – Academic?31/10/2020
Teaching census?09/10/2020