Students will consider psychopathologies relevant to osteopathic practice by identifying the common conditions affecting the Australian population. In this unit students will also investigate patient expectations and experiences of osteopathic care.
HMH7101 - Patient, Practitioner and Health System 7
HMH7902 - Evidence for Practice 8
|1.||Appraise the symptoms of the most prevalent psychopathologies affecting the Australian population|
|2.||Investigate patient expectations, access and experience of osteopathic care|
|3.||Elucidate the epidemiology of common chronic health complaints in the aging population and management of these conditions in the Australian healthcare system;|
|4.||Assess physiological, anatomical, functional and psychosocial changes in the aging patient; and|
|5.||Propose suitable management and monitoring strategies of patients with chronic pain diagnosis.|
|Test||Two Quizzes (1 hour each)||30%|
|Performance||Contribution and group collaboration in problem based learning classes (equivalent to 2000 words)||20%|
|Presentation||Problem based learning presentation (equivalent to 2000 words)||20%|
|Examination||Written examination (1.5 hours)||30%|
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