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MO1032 - Health Coaching

Credit points: 0.5
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

This module has been developed specifically for allied health professionals in the following professions; Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Psychology, Social Work and Speech Pathology.

This module builds rural generalist knowledge and skills in health coaching for consumers who are living in rural and remote communities and require support in achieving general wellness or specific health outcomes in the prevention and self-management of lifestyle related disease. Participants will enhance their knowledge and skills in evidence-based behaviour change principles and associated concepts including motivation, self-efficacy, stages of change, communication techniques and interventions, goal setting and action planning, as they relate to improving common lifestyle factors. Participants will explore health coaching models including benefits and challenges of integrating health coaching into clinical practice.

Learning Outcomes

  • Collaboratively formulate action plans designed to optimise care in the rural and/or remote setting in accordance with best practice guidelines and local service strategic intent by combining and integrating advanced knowledge of behaviour change and associated health coaching techniques and principles into clinical practice.

Subject Assessment

  • Performance/Practice/Product > Portfolio - (%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Passing requirements: achieve satisfactory for all assessment

Prerequisites: Participants are responsible for ensuring they are practicing in accordance with the regulatory instruments of their specific allied health profession, within their own personal scope of practice and experience level and in accordance with the policies of their employer.

Availabilities

Study Period 14, External
Census Date 17-May-2021
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Anne Jones
Lecturers: Dr Kristin Wicking, Assoc. Professor Anne Jones.
Workload expectations:
  • 22 hours - Integrated online and work-based learning activities
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

Study Period 17, External
Census Date 11-Oct-2021
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Anne Jones
Lecturers: Dr Kristin Wicking, Assoc. Professor Anne Jones.
Workload expectations:
  • 22 hours - Integrated online and work-based learning activities
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

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.