LIVING WITH CHRONIC CONDITIONS

PHE2LCI

2019

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 Organization's classification systems relevant to disability (ICIDH -The International Classification of Impairments, Disabilities, and Handicaps, ICF - International Classification of Functioning) and illustration of the application of this framework to chronic illness conditions across the life-span.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMelissa Buultjens

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites PHE1IDH or PSY1EFP

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply the ICF framework to chronic conditions across the lifespan.

Activities:
Lectures & workshop activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Analyse how policy and community services can impact on persons living with a chronic condition.

Activities:
Group presentation on self-management program
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Analyse how psychosocial factors can impact on persons living with a chronic condition.

Activities:
Interview a person with a chronic condition and individual presentation of the interview.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Apply chronic disease management knowledge and skills to health promotion/education practice.

Activities:
Reflective journal based on workshop activities and one 2 hour final examination on chronic disease management.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJo Spong

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 39 - 40
Two 1.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 39 to week 40 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Seminars in Week 9 and 10"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Scheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Ten 2.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 15-min presentation (750-words equivalent)Workload is of a complex nature in contrast to the teacher-guided workshop activities. The 15-minute presentation of a 30-minute interview involves adhering to LTU ethics board procedures, to conduct an interview and later analyse and present these findings to peers.25 01, 03
One 2-hour examination (2,000-words equivalent)40 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1500-word group report (350-words equivalent, per student)The group presentation involves students visiting a Victorian-based mental health service / program and analysing it's capacity to support individuals with a mental health condition; on top of researching the evidence about their chosen topic. There will be six students in each group.15 02, 03
Workshop activities (1,250-words equivalent)Practical - 250 words Debate - 500 words Associated workshop/seminar activities - 500 words Progressive learning tasks with teaching support to build learner knowledge and application. Multiple small tasks allows the student to build-on and develop their understanding and application. 20 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMelissa Buultjens

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 39 - 40
Two 1.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 39 to week 40 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Seminars in Week 9 and 10"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Ten 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 15-min presentation (750-words equivalent)Workload is of a complex nature in contrast to the teacher-guided workshop activities. The 15-minute presentation of a 30-minute interview involves adhering to LTU ethics board procedures, to conduct an interview and later analyse and present these findings to peers.25 01, 03
One 2-hour examination (2,000-words equivalent)40 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1500-word group report (350-words equivalent, per student)The group presentation involves students visiting a Victorian-based mental health service / program and analysing it's capacity to support individuals with a mental health condition; on top of researching the evidence about their chosen topic. There will be six students in each group.15 02, 03
Workshop activities (1,250-words equivalent)Practical - 250 words Debate - 500 words Associated workshop/seminar activities - 500 words Progressive learning tasks with teaching support to build learner knowledge and application. Multiple small tasks allows the student to build-on and develop their understanding and application. 20 02, 03, 04