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OCTY71-103: Enabling Environments: A Systems Approach

Description

In this subject you will explore the environments in which people live their lives and experience the world from multiple perspectives. You will adopt an ecological lens to view disability and health. You will explore the physical, sensory, informational, cultural, social, economic and institutional environments in the context of Australian health and social care. Concepts of accessible and useable design, social determinants of health and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture will be focus topics within this subject.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeOCTY71-103
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • May 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2019 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study abroadAvailable to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2017: $4,559
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,718

Learning outcomes

1. Adopt an ecological view of disability and health.
2. Examine the impact of health care systems and legislation on health care.
3. Apply basic skills in accessibility and useability assessment.
4. Demonstrate sensitivity to the cultural environment in which people are situated.
5. Explore Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and your cultural interface.
6. Explore the concept of social determinants of health.

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge required

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard
Enrolment opens19/03/2017
Semester start15/05/2017
Subject start15/05/2017
Cancellation 1?29/05/2017
Cancellation 2?05/06/2017
Last enrolment28/05/2017
Last withdrawal?09/06/2017
Teaching census?09/06/2017
Standard
Enrolment opens16/07/2017
Semester start11/09/2017
Subject start11/09/2017
Cancellation 1?25/09/2017
Cancellation 2?02/10/2017
Last enrolment24/09/2017
Last withdrawal?06/10/2017
Teaching census?06/10/2017
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/03/2018
Semester start14/05/2018
Subject start14/05/2018
Cancellation 1?28/05/2018
Cancellation 2?04/06/2018
Last enrolment27/05/2018
Last withdrawal?08/06/2018
Teaching census?08/06/2018