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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 2020 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2020 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2021 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2020: $5,070
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,250

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.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?

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 opens14/07/2019
Semester start09/09/2019
Subject start09/09/2019
Cancellation 1?23/09/2019
Cancellation 2?30/09/2019
Last enrolment22/09/2019
Withdraw – Financial?05/10/2019
Withdraw – Academic?26/10/2019
Teaching census?04/10/2019