|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc (pre 2015)|
Available ONLY to students enrolled in the Postgraduate Certificate of Allied Health Sciences and Master of Occupational Therapy (Coursework).
As health care increases longevity and survival rates improve for chronic diseases and malignancies, improved quality of care and quality of life for the client can be gained by increasing the types of intervention. Allied health professionals provide support for pain management through assessments, symptom management and improved access to adapted environments. Complimentary therapies, spirituality and grief management are available to support the client and their carers. The ethical issues surrounding treatments both conventional and alternative will be discussed.
|Townsville, Block, Study Period 7|
|Census Date 10-Jul-2014|
|Face to face teaching (Not offered in 2013)|
|Assessment:||quizzes or tests (20%); presentations (20%); readings/critique (10%); 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.