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Unit of Study CUL00408 - Health and Indigenous Australian Peoples (2015)

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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 discuss key concepts of health and wellbeing as determined by Aboriginal people (ANMC 2.3, 2.4, 3.2, 5.2)
2 identify key stages of the colonisation process and its relationship to the contemporary health status of Australian Indigenous people (ANMC 2.3, 2.4, 3.2, 5.2)
3 analyse the relationship between socioeconomic factors and the contemporary health status of Australian Indigenous people (ANMC 2.3, 2.4, 3.2, 5.2)
4 explain how primary health care and/or health promotion enhances the wellbeing of Indigenous people (ANMC 2.3, 2.4, 3.2, 5.2)
5 discuss the health professional's role as an agent of social change. (ANMC 2.3, 2.4, 3.2, 5.2) The Australian Nursing & Midwifery Council Inc (ANMC) has national competency criteria that nursing and midwifery students must meet in order to graduate. These competencies can be found at: http://www.anmc.org.au/

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

  1. discuss key concepts of health and wellbeing as determined by Aboriginal people (ANMC 2.3, 2.4, 3.2, 5.2)
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA7:
  2. identify key stages of the colonisation process and its relationship to the contemporary health status of Australian Indigenous people (ANMC 2.3, 2.4, 3.2, 5.2)
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA7:
  3. analyse the relationship between socioeconomic factors and the contemporary health status of Australian Indigenous people (ANMC 2.3, 2.4, 3.2, 5.2)
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA7:
  4. explain how primary health care and/or health promotion enhances the wellbeing of Indigenous people (ANMC 2.3, 2.4, 3.2, 5.2)
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA7:
  5. discuss the health professional's role as an agent of social change. (ANMC 2.3, 2.4, 3.2, 5.2) The Australian Nursing & Midwifery Council Inc (ANMC) has national competency criteria that nursing and midwifery students must meet in order to graduate. These competencies can be found at: http://www.anmc.org.au/
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA7:

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