Individual Determinants of Health
Undergraduate | LTU-PHE1IDH | 2024
- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- Prior study needed
- 12 weeks
- Start dates
- 4 Mar 2024
HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available
Individual Determinants of Health
About this subject
On successful completion you will be able to:
- Explore aspects of human behaviour across the lifespan from a psychosocial perspective through the study of fundamental psychological theories and concepts (health)
- Apply psychological theories and concepts of human behaviour across the lifespan to real-world settings
- Examine the concept of reflection on practice and apply this to professional and individual development
- Collaborate with peers to examine how person-related factors can influence an individual’s behaviour and ways in which to facilitate optimal health and wellbeing for patients/clients in a health care setting.
- Learning principles
- Human development
- Psychological disorders
- Health-risk behaviours
- Behaviour change
- Social psychology
In this subject you will develop the foundation knowledge for working with individuals in health and human services settings. You will learn how particular characteristics and actions of an individual impact on health and welfare outcomes. You will be: (i) presented with frameworks, including a developmental perspective, for understanding how the characteristics and actions of individuals impact on health outcomes; (ii) provided with foundation knowledge for understanding how individuals present in, and progress through, health settings; and (iii) reviewing theoretical approaches to producing individual change in health and wellbeing settings.
- 800-word individual report (20%)
- Online group presentation (10 minutes; 850 words equivalent per student) (30%)
- 600-word reflective piece (20%)
- Three individual online tests (30 mins each, 1500 words equivalent total) (30%)
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You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
LTU-PHE102-Individual Determinants of Health (no longer available)
LTU-PHE112 (Not currently available)
You won't be able to enrol into this subject if you've already successfully completed or currently enrolled in the following subject(s) as they are considered anti-requisites due to the similarity of the content.
Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed NRS102D (Professional Practice in Nursing Two) or NSG102D (Professional Practice in Nursing Two) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.
No additional requirements
- 0.125 EFTSL
- This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.
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Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses
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