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Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Faculty/College

Faculty of Health

Unit aim

Learners explore integrative approaches to reproductive health. Evidence-based, patient-centred approaches are applied to male and female fertility, pre-conception care, pregnancy, breastfeeding and post-partum health. The unit also examines the various factors that influence male and female reproductive health.

Unit content

Topic 1: Overview of reproductive health

Topic 2: Influences on reproductive health

Topic 3: Integrative approaches to reproductive health

Topic 4: Managing infertility in women and men

Topic 5: Pre-conception care

Topic 6: Managing health during pregnancy and post-partum, and assisting breastfeeding.

 

Learning outcomes

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:
1 demonstrate a critical understanding of normal male and female reproductive health across the lifespan
2 analyse the various factors that influence male and female reproductive health
3 critically describe integrative approaches to reproductive health
4 critically evaluate integrative approaches to managing infertility in women and men
5 analyse integrative approaches to pre-conception care
6 critically examine integrative approaches to managing health during pregnancy and post-partum, and assisting breastfeeding

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

  1. demonstrate a critical understanding of normal male and female reproductive health across the lifespan
  2. analyse the various factors that influence male and female reproductive health
  3. critically describe integrative approaches to reproductive health
  4. critically evaluate integrative approaches to managing infertility in women and men
  5. analyse integrative approaches to pre-conception care
  6. critically examine integrative approaches to managing health during pregnancy and post-partum, and assisting breastfeeding

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.