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OCTY71-101: Health Conditions and Multidisciplinary Management

Description

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

TypePostgraduate
CodeOCTY71-101
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • September 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2019 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study abroadAvailable to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,718
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,890

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.

Prerequisites

Please check the subject outline for pre-requisite subjects.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/07/2018
Semester start10/09/2018
Subject start10/09/2018
Cancellation 1?24/09/2018
Cancellation 2?01/10/2018
Last enrolment23/09/2018
Last withdrawal?05/10/2018
Teaching census?05/10/2018