Health and Lifelong Disability (HSBH3010)

UNIT OF STUDY

In this unit of study, students will explore: the nature of various disabilities across the lifespan; factors which affect the participation of persons with lifelong disability in everyday activities; understand the roles and responsibilities of health professionals who work with children, adolescents, and adults with lifelong disabilities and their families; and the main interventions provided. Students will have the opportunity to hear directly from people living with a disability, and stakeholders and experts including allied health professional. It is expected that through a combination of face-to-face teaching and online learning activities, this unit will assist students in preparing to work with individuals with lifelong disabilities in a range of workplace settings. It is expected that through a combination of face-to-face teaching and online learning activities, this unit will assist students in preparing to work with individuals with lifelong disabilities in a range of workplace settings.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr online tutorial/week.

Assessment

On line discussion (20%), essay 1 000 words (35%) and individual case study 2 000 words (45%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites

HSBH1006 and (HSBH1007 or HSBH2007) and HSBH1008 and HSBH1009

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.