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Introduction: Sexual and Reproductive Health - SEXH5401

Year - 2018

This unit will cover the foundational aspects of sexual and reproductive health, including relevant anatomy and physiology, sexuality, gender, sexual orientation and behaviour. The social, medical and public health aspects of sexual and reproductive health will be introduced including fertility,contraception, infertility and other common reproductive health conditions. Students will develop an awareness of the diversity of values, opinions and behaviours in sexual orientation.The effect of socio-economic, ethnic, religious and cultural factors and current theories of sexuality and sexual behaviours will be discussed. The basic principles of the prevention and management of common STIs and HIV will be introduced and emphasis will be given to the sexual and reproductive health rights of all individuals as well as the importance of healthy sexuality.

Classes
Fully online

Assessment
Discussion board participation (10%); online quizzes (20%); Group assignment (20%); 1 x 1500 word essay (20%); 1 x 2000 word essay (30%)

Textbooks
Van Look, P., (2011). Sexual and Reproductive Health: A Public Health Perspective. 1st Ed. Elsevier: ISBN: 9780128102329

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Sexual Health
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Sexual Health
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Shailendra Sawleshwarkar, Dr Vijayasarathi Ramanathan, Arlie Rochford
HECS Band: 3
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