Unit

School Of Health Sciences

Professional Competencies in Health (UG Cert)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 500054.1

Discipline: HEALTH NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Maria Dent


Equivalent Units
700067 Professional Health Competencies, 400871 Professional Health Competencies, 401396 Professional Competencies in Health

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students need to be enrolled in one of the following Courses: 7171 Undergraduate Certificate in Public Health Support, 7172 Undergraduate Certificate in Health Services Management, 7173 Undergraduate Certificate in Aged Care Support, 7176 Undergraduate Certificate in Disability Care Support


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Block D  Yes  Online - ONLINE  Maria Dent  Timetable not available   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Block F  Yes  Online - ONLINE  Maria Dent  Timetable not available   Print Unit Outline*
2022 Block B  Yes  Online - ONLINE  Maria Dent  Timetable not available  
2022 Block D  Yes  Online - ONLINE  Maria Dent  Timetable not available  
2022 Block F  Yes  Online - ONLINE  Maria Dent  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit offers an introduction to foundation knowledge and skills required for future practice in the health workforce. Students will gain an understanding of their roles and will develop skills required for safe, responsible and ethical practice required as health professionals. There is a specific focus on developing students’ understanding of the roles of others in the interprofessional health care team as a way of establishing -professional identity. The International Classification of Functioning provides a framework within which client centred and community focussed approaches to practice is discussed. The unit also uses a ‘student capital’ framework to facilitate reflection of academic capability and development of skills required for success at university.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Students will require a computer with a reliable internet connection, webcam, and microphone in order to access learning activities and resources in the unit vUWS site.


Courses
7171.2Undergraduate Certificate in Public Health SupportCURRENT
7172.2Undergraduate Certificate in Health Services ManagementCURRENT
7173.2Undergraduate Certificate in Aged Care SupportCURRENT
7176.2Undergraduate Certificate in Disability Care SupportCURRENT




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