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

PrerequisitesPSY1EFP OR PHE1IDH

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

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.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJo Spong

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 39 - 40
Two 1.00 h 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

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
Ten 2.00 h scheduled 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 h 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/AN/AIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO3

One 2-hour examination (2,000-words equivalent)

N/AN/AIndividualNo40 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/AN/AGroupNo15 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/AN/AIndividualNo20 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 h 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 h 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 h 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/AN/AIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO3

One 2-hour examination (2,000-words equivalent)

N/AN/AIndividualNo40 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/AN/AGroupNo15 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/AN/AIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4