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PY5007 - Health and Rehabilitation

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
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.
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Combinations:
PY5005 PY6011

Availabilities

Townsville, Block, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Face to face teaching (Face-to-face dates TBC, please contact your college for more details.)
Coordinator: Dr Meegan Kilcullen
Lecturers: Dr Meegan Kilcullen, Dr Beryl Buckby, Dr Connar McShane.
Contact hours:
  • 42 hours workshops/Seminars
    Assessment: case presentation (group) (15%); case formulation (35%); case study (50%).

    JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 58
    Census Date 28-Mar-2019
    Coordinator: Dr Meegan Kilcullen
    Contact hours:
    • 42 hours workshops/Seminars
      Assessment: case presentation (15%); case formulation (35%); case study (50%).

      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.