Undergraduate | TAS-CSA120 | 2023
Complementary Medicines in Contemporary Society
- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- No ATAR needed,
- No prior study
- 14 weeks
- 20 Feb 2023,
- 10 July 2023
HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available
About this subject
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Explain what Complementary Medicines are and discuss changes in their use over the last 30 years, with a particular focus on Australia.
- Identify and analyse the role of different types of evidence in influencing decision making by Australian consumers about their use of Complementary Medicines.
- Assess the role of ethics and the law in regulating the availability, safety and advertising of Complementary Medicines in Australia and more broadly.
- Refer to Mylo for study topics
Pulling together the disciplines of sociology, law and complementary medicine this subject is designed for students who want to develop their knowledge in order to understand, debate and critically analyse the use and place of complementary medicines in the modern health care system. Drawing on a range of online teaching methods, learning modules will focus on topics such as understanding the use of complementary medicines in Australia and around the world, the question of evidence and the role of ethics and the law in regulating the availability, safety and advertising of complementary medicines. Students will address issues of locating reliable information on complementary medicines and will develop an understanding of the environmental issues that arise from the increased popularity of these medicines.
- Critique (40%)
- Online Quiz 1 (5%)
- Reflection (40%)
- Online Quiz 2 (5%)
- Online Quiz 3 (5%)
- Online Quiz 4 (5%)
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