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Term1,5
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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 women’s health. Evidence-based, patient-centred approaches are applied to a range of women’s health conditions, including polycystic ovary syndrome, endometriosis, uterine fibroids, menstrual disorders and menopause. Learners also examine diverse woman-centred models of care, and are equipped with recognising acute emergencies in women’s health.

Unit content

Topic 1: Overview of women’s health and the female reproductive lifespan

Topic 2: Major causes of functional and organic pathology in women’s health

Topic 3: Woman-centred models of care

Topic 4: Integrative approaches to women’s health

Topic 5: Women’s health conditions

Topic 6: Acute emergencies in women’s health

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 women’s health and the female reproductive lifespan
2 describe the aetiology of functional and organic pathology in women’s health
3 critically analyse woman-centredness in different models of health care
4 critically describe integrative approaches to women’s health
5 analyse integrative approaches to the management of women’s health conditions
6 recognise acute emergencies in women’s health and appropriate courses of action.

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

  1. demonstrate a critical understanding of women’s health and the female reproductive lifespan
  2. describe the aetiology of functional and organic pathology in women’s health
  3. critically analyse woman-centredness in different models of health care
  4. critically describe integrative approaches to women’s health
  5. analyse integrative approaches to the management of women’s health conditions
  6. recognise acute emergencies in women’s health and appropriate courses of action.

Prescribed texts

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