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PY5007 - Health and Rehabilitation

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

Miscellaneous enrolment in this subject requires the approval of the Coordinator of Professional Programs (Psychology)

This subject reviews environmental, biological, psychological and social factors that impact health and rehabilitation, in the context of chronic health disorders. Topics will include the role of psychologists in prevention and rehabilitation for chronic diseases including pain, diabetes and chronic heart disease.

Learning Outcomes

  • integrate and apply advanced understanding of essential principles, theories, approaches and influences associated with the development of and rehabilitation of chronic health disorders;
  • select and use appropriate methods to evaluate chronic health disorders;
  • convey propositions, strategies, recommendations, conclusions and professional decisions through advanced written and oral communication skills;
  • select and use appropriate psychological methods including motivational interviewing to address the process of adaptation to physical problems associated with chronic health disorders.

Subject Assessment

  • case presentation (group) (15%)
  • case formulation (35%)
  • case study (50%).
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
PY5005 PY5301 PY5302 PY5303 PY5304 PY5305 PY6011 PY6301 PY6302 PY6303

Availabilities

Townsville, Intensive, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Face to face teaching (Face-to-face dates TBC, please contact your college for more details.)
Workload expectations:

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

  • 42 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 58
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

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

  • 42 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study

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.