LIVING WITH CHRONIC CONDITIONS

PHE2LCI

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students examine chronic conditions with emphasis on issues pertaining to management of these conditions at a community level. There will be a concentration on theories and constructs relevant to healthy self-management and effective social support for those living with chronic conditions. The content of the subject includes presentation of the World Health Organisation's classification systems relevant to disability (ICIDH,ICF) and illustration of the application of this framework to chronic illness conditions across the life-span.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorStephen Polgar

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites PHE1IDH or PSY1PYA

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsChronic illness: new perspectives and new directionsRecommendedWalker, C, Peterson, C. Millen N & Martin, C eds) 2003TERTIARY PRESS, MELBOURNE
ReadingsCommunity disability services: an evidence based approach to practiceRecommendedDempsey, I & Nankervis, K 2005UNSW PRESS

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Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicole Johnson

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 1-hour seminar per week."

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 2-hour seminar per week."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 15-min presentation of a 30 min interview25
one 2-hour examination45
one 20-min group oral presentation20
workshop activities10

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMelissa Buultjens

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 31
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
"week 1 of semester only"

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar Week: 32 - 43
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One, 2 hour Seminar per week."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 15-min presentation of a 30 min interview25
one 2-hour examination45
one 20-min group oral presentation20
workshop activities10