On successful completion of this unit students will be able to define the role of the allied health professional and their practice contexts. Additionally, this unit will provide students with foundation knowledge about the impact of living with an illness, injury or disability as it relates to physical, emotional and social functioning. Students will learn about the pragmatic and emotional adaptation processes involved. Students will be introduced to the use of an internationally accepted health care model which facilitates participation in wider society. Students will learn principles underlying effective communication skills required in a health care setting.
|Student Contribution Band
|Fraction of Full-Time Student Load
All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified
as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa,
must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study
period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining
at least an 80% attendance record).
Term 1 - 2017
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