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HS1003 - Lifespan Development for Health A

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

The subject introduces students to the concept of lifespan development and why health professional students study the subject. Physical, cognitive and socio-emotional development is examined in relation to major theorists and stages of human development from birth through to death. Socio-cultural aspects in relation to multi-culturalism and health and well-being are examined. Major topics will include: biological beginnings, infancy, early childhood, middle and late childhood, adolescence, early adulthood, middle and late adulthood, death and dying.

Learning Outcomes

  • describe and explain physical, motor, cognitive, socio-emotional development throughout the lifespan;
  • describe the major developmental periods from conception to death;
  • describe the socio-cultural influences on development, health and well-being;
  • identify and define major theoretical approaches that influence development i.e. psychoanalytic, cognitive, behavioural.
Prerequisites: 70510E is an allowed parent study package on any EXT Availabilities of this subject
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
HS1004 HS1005 SS1009

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Ms Susan Menzies, Mrs Elizabeth Browne
Lecturers: Mr Brock Cook, Ms Kelly Treggalles, Ms Susan Menzies, Mrs Elizabeth Browne.
Contact hours:
  • 26 hours lectures - 2 hours online lectures/week
  • 26 hours tutorials - 2 hours in class tutorials/week
    Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); other exams (20%); assignment (30%).
    Special Assessment Requirements: All assessment pieces must be submitted to be eligible to pass the subject. Students must attend at least 80% of the timetabled tutorials to be eligible to pass the subject. A minimum of 50% of the end of semester exam is required to be eligible to pass the subject.

    External, Study Period 2
    Census Date 29-Aug-2019
    Coordinator: Mr Brock Cook, Ms Susan Menzies, Mrs Elizabeth Browne
    Lecturers: Mr Brock Cook, Ms Kelly Treggalles, Ms Susan Menzies, Mrs Elizabeth Browne.
    Contact hours:
    • 26 hours lectures - electronically available via LearnJCU
    • 26 hours tutorials - electronically available via LearnJCU
      Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
      Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); other exams (20%); assignment (30%).
      Special Assessment Requirements: All assessment pieces must be submitted to be eligible to pass the subject. Students must attend at least 80% of the timetabled tutorials to be eligible to pass the subject. A minimum of 50% of the end of semester exam is required to be eligible to pass the subject.
      Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.
      Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

      Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
      Census Date 29-Aug-2019
      Coordinator: Ms Susan Menzies, Mrs Elizabeth Browne
      Lecturers: Mr Brock Cook, Ms Kelly Treggalles, Ms Susan Menzies, Mrs Elizabeth Browne.
      Contact hours:
      • 26 hours lectures - 2 hours online lectures/week
      • 26 hours tutorials - 2 hours in class tutorials/week
        Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); other exams (20%); assignment (30%).
        Special Assessment Requirements: All assessment pieces must be submitted to be eligible to pass the subject. Students must attend at least 80% of the timetabled tutorials to be eligible to pass the subject. A minimum of 50% of the end of semester exam is required to be eligible to pass the subject.

        Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.