This unit, Patient, practitioner and health system 2, continues to focus on the application of their skills and knowledge to different patient populations with a focus on pregnancy, the adolescent and young patient. Students will consider psychopathlogies relevant to osteopathic practice by identifying the common conditions affecting the Australian population. In this unit students will also investigate patients expectations and experiences of osteopathic care. 

Unit details

Location:
Study level:
Postgraduate
Credit points:
12
Unit code:
HMH7201

Prerequisites

HMH7101 - Patient, Practitioner and Health System 7

Co-requisites

HMH7902 - Evidence for Practice 8

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Evaluate the physiological, anatomical, functional and psychosocial changes of the paediatric, adolescent, and obstetric patient.  
  2. Appraise the symptoms of the most prevalent psychopathologies affecting the Australian population  
  3. Investigate patient expectations, access and experience of osteopathic care  

Assessment

Assessment type Description Grade
Assignment Identify the symptoms of the most prevalent psychopathologies effecting the Australian population (equivalent to 3000 words) 30%
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%

Where to next?

As part of a course

This unit is studied as part of the following courses. Refer to the course page for information on how to apply for the course.

Study a single unit

This unit may be available as a single unit of study.

Find out more about how to apply for single units of study at VU.

VU takes care to ensure the accuracy of this unit information, but reserves the right to change or withdraw courses offered at any time. Please check that unit information is current with the Student Contact Centre.