School Of Science And Health

Professional Pathways in Health ScienceWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400783.2


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Nicole Peel

Equivalent Units
400769 - Foundations of Health Sciences, 400242 - Foundation of Therapeutic Recreation, 700075 - Professional Pathways in Health Science (UWSC)

Teaching Periods
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About this Unit
The unit introduces students to the health science workforce. It discusses professional issues, history and philosophy in health sciences as they relate to health promotion, health service management, therapeutic recreation and public health. In addition, this unit explores the career pathways for health science students, discusses the Australian health system, and examines the impacts of potential changes in the health system to a career in health science. This unit helps students define what area within health science they would like to examine and study in more detail.

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