The Human Body in Health and Illness
At an introductory level, learn the structure of the human body and how its systems are connected. Get to know what a healthy person is. Then apply your learnings when you’re assessing the health status of clients and creating customised health plans.
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Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
- identify and synthesise knowledge of the structure and function of the human body to an introductory depth and breadth of detail as appropriate for a beginning professional in health and community services;
- apply knowledge of the structure and function of the human body to evaluate and report on the health status of clients at an introductory level as required for a beginner in the health and social care sectors;
- analyse client health status in relation to the availability of specific health and social services;
- plan, design, evaluate and communicate client health plans aligning client needs; and
- identify, analyse, act on and communicate on work health and safety processes relevant to client's health status by individuals and by supervisors.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- Software requirements - Please refer students to link for requirements: UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component.
- Other requirements -
Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
A client’s physical and mental health are often closely connected. As an early-career professional in health and community services, you need a broad understanding of the human body in health and illness. Introducing you to the structure of the human body and the interrelated functioning of body systems, this subject explores the relationship between structure, function and health so you can make basic assessments of client health. Studying this subject, you will analyse client health status in relation to the availability of specific health and social services. You will learn to create, evaluate and communicate client health plans aligned to client needs. The subject will also help you to develop the knowledge needed to identify, analyse, act on and communicate work health and safety processes relevant to client's health status.
Assessment 1: 1000 words equiv; Online Quiz; Relates to Learning Outcomes: 1-5 Assessment 2: 1500 words equiv; Written Assessment; Relates to Learning Outcomes: 1-5 Assessment 3: 2000 words equiv; Written assignment; Relates to Learning Outcomes: 1 Assessment 4: 1000 words equiv; Online Quiz;
- Assessment 1 (10%)
- Assessment 2 (30%)
- Assessment 3 (45%)
- Assessment 4 (15%)