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HS1003 - Lifespan Development for Health A

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc (pre 2015)

In order to undertake this subject students must hold a current suitability to work with children card (blue card). This subject has online lectures and in class tutorials. This subject is not available to nursing science students. The external mode of this subject is only available to Occupational Therapy students.

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

  • ability to explain why it is important to study lifespan development;
  • describe and explain physical, motor, cognitive, socio-emotional development throughout the lifespan;
  • describe the major developmental periods from conception to death;
  • identify and define major theoretical approaches i.e. psychoanalytic, cognitive, behavioural;
  • describe the socio-cultural influences on development, health and well-being.
Prerequisites: In order to undertake this subject students must hold a current suitability to work with children card (blue card).. 70510E is an allowed parent study package on any EXT Availabilities of this subject
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
HS1004 SS1009

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures - 2 hours online lectures/week
  • 26 hours tutorials - 2 hours in class tutorials/week
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignment (30%).
Special Assessment Requirements: All assessment pieces must be submitted. In order to pass this subject, a student must make a reasonable attempt at all assessment items listed for the subject. Students must attend at least 80% of the timetabled tutorials.

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 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%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignment (30%).
Special Assessment Requirements: All assessment pieces must be submitted. In order to pass this subject, a student must make a reasonable attempt at all assessment items listed for the subject. Students must respond to at least 80% of the semester's weekly discussion boards.
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.
Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures - 2 hours online lectures/week
  • 26 hours tutorials - 2 hours in class tutorials/week
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignment (30%).
Special Assessment Requirements: All assessment pieces must be submitted. In order to pass this subject, a student must make a reasonable attempt at all assessment items listed for the subject. Students must attend at least 80% of the timetabled tutorials.

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.