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|Student Contribution Band:||Band 4|
|Administered by:||College of Healthcare Sciences|
This subject addresses the pathophysiological basis of cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions, as well as the assessment, diagnosis, and medical and lifestyle interventions associated with the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions. This subject comprises a combination of online learning and compulsory on-campus (residential) activities. In this subject students will attain advanced knowledge and skills in facilitating and interpreting assessments and clinical exercise interventions for cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions. Students will also explore environmental and clinical factors influencing safety when facilitating exercise interventions, including the identification and management of exercise contraindications and adverse signs and symptoms of cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions, as well as risk factor stratification, and the effects of medications on exercise.
Passing requirements: complete and submit all assessment items; achieve a cumulative score of at least 50% after the application of any penalties such as late penalties; pass every assessment item; participate in 100% of scheduled residential activities.
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Mixed attendance|
|Census Date 23-Mar-2023|
|Face to face teaching (3 days compulsory residential - 18, 19 & 22 May 2023)|
|Coordinator:||Ms Lisa Simmons|
|Lecturers:||Ms Lisa Simmons, Mr Brian Heilbronn, Dr Michael Inskip.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
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