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HS1003 - Lifespan Development for Health A

Credit points: 3
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
Coord/Lect: Mrs Elizabeth Browne.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours on-campus > Lectures - 2 hours online lectures/week
  • 26 hours on-campus > Tutorials - 2 hours in class tutorials/week
  • assessment and self-directed study
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. Achieve a minimum of 50% overall (including after the application of any penalties such as late penalties).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coord/Lect: Mrs Elizabeth Browne.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours on-campus > Lectures - 2 hours online lectures/week
  • 26 hours on-campus > Tutorials - 2 hours in class tutorials/week
  • assessment and self-directed study
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. Achieve a minimum of 50% overall (including after the application of any penalties such as late penalties).

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.