LIVING WITH CHRONIC CONDITIONS

PHE2LCI

2021

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.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMelissa Buultjens

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesPHE1IDH OR PSY1EFP

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply the ICF framework to chronic conditions across the lifespan.
02. Analyse how policy and community services can impact on persons living with a chronic condition.
03. Analyse how psychosocial factors can impact on persons living with a chronic condition.
04. Apply chronic disease management knowledge and skills to health promotion/education practice.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJo Spong

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 39 - 40
Two 1.00 hour seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 39 to week 40 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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.

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO3

One 1-hour examination (1,000-words equivalent)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

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 its 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.

N/AReportGroupNo15 SILO2, SILO3

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.

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMelissa Buultjens

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 39 - 40
Two 1.00 hour 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

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
Ten 2.00 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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.

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO3

One 1-hour examination (1,000-words equivalent)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

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 its 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.

N/AReportGroupNo15 SILO2, SILO3

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.

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMelissa Buultjens

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 39 - 40
Two 1.00 hour seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 39 to week 40 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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.

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO3

One 1-hour examination (1,000-words equivalent)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

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 its 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.

N/AReportGroupNo15 SILO2, SILO3

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.

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4