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Unit of Study CEP03362 - Exercise and Cardiopulmonary Health (2016)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 locate and evaluate evidence for lifestyle related interventions to improve and/or maintain cardiovascular and pulmonary health
2 demonstrate an understanding of the pathophysiology associated with cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions
3 explain the rationale and outcomes of treatment modalities for cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions
4 identify indications and contraindications for exercise within cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions
5 select and conduct appropriate assessments to determine the safety and efficacy of acute and chronic exercise in cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions
6 prescribe safe and effective exercise interventions to improve and/or maintain cardiovascular and pulmonary health.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. locate and evaluate evidence for lifestyle related interventions to improve and/or maintain cardiovascular and pulmonary health
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  2. demonstrate an understanding of the pathophysiology associated with cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  3. explain the rationale and outcomes of treatment modalities for cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  4. identify indications and contraindications for exercise within cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  5. select and conduct appropriate assessments to determine the safety and efficacy of acute and chronic exercise in cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
  6. prescribe safe and effective exercise interventions to improve and/or maintain cardiovascular and pulmonary health.
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA4:

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