Unit

School Of Health Sciences

Health Promotion Practice 1Western Sydney University Unit Code: 400784.5

Discipline: HEALTH PROMOTION

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Freya Macmillan


Prerequisite
400867 Approaches to Health Promotion

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4656 B Health Science/6000 Dip Health Science/B Health Science (Health Promotion)


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Sydney City Session 3  Yes  Sydney City Campus - DAY  Andrey Zheluk  Timetable not available   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Autumn  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  Freya Macmillan  Timetable not available  
2021 Sydney City Session 2  Yes  Sydney City Campus - DAY  Andrey Zheluk  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit builds on the knowledge gained in Approaches to Health Promotion. It provides the opportunity to apply health promotion theory to practical projects in the field related to current population health priorities, through 120 hours service learning experience. It is concerned with developing knowledge and skills related to needs analysis, prioritising, and awareness of core values and principles associated with health promotion practice.

Special Requirements - Legislative Pre-requisites

To be eligible to enrol in a unit and attend a health-related placement in your course, students must meet Western Sydney University course requirements AND Special Legislative Requirements to be assessed in their first year of study against the following:

1. National Criminal History Check: Students must have a current (expiring 3 years from date of issue) check valid for their entire course. A valid National Criminal history check must be an Australia wide check, include the student's full name matching their Student ID card and date of birth and not have any offences listed. If a student has a criminal history identified on their check, they must provide a Clinical Placement Authority Card (CPAC) or conditional letter from the NSW HealthShare Employment Screening and Review Unit

(https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/student_clearance/Documents/appendix-10-student-application.pdf).

International students must additionally have a translated International Police Check or statutory declaration.

2. A NSW Working with Children Check (WWCC) clearance letter issued under the category of volunteer valid for their entire course.

3. A current approved first aid certificate valid for their entire course, approved provider courses can be found at:

http://training.gov.au.

4. A completed vaccination/immunisation card with all serology results containing expiry dates and currency must be maintained by the student to ensure compliance for their entire course.

5. NSW Undertaking/Declaration form

6. Completed any additional health forms required (such as NSW Health Code of Conduct, Health Student Undertaking/Declaration and Tuberculosis (TB) Assessment Tool)

7. Relevant Local Health District specific documentation as requested.

Contact your School for further details. Resources are also available on the Placement Hub website:

https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/learning_futures/home/placements_hub/placements_hub/student_compliance


Courses
4656.1Bachelor of Health ScienceCONTINUING
4656.2Bachelor of Health ScienceCONTINUING
6000.1Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health ScienceCURRENT


Specialisations

KT4000.1Health PromotionCONTINUING
KT4003.1Health PromotionCONTINUING
M4001.1Health PromotionCONTINUING




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