HLTH 1010 Professional Health Competencies

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 400871

Coordinator Caterina Tannous Opens in new window

Description This subject introduces skills for studying and working in health science. Students will gain an understanding of the interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary nature of health science practice in the 21st century, and how this interacts with the specialty health professions, client and community expectations of health care and employment opportunities in health science. Students will learn foundation competencies that will underpin their academic development and their safe, responsible and ethical practice in health science service environments.

School Health Sciences

Discipline Health, Not Elsewhere Classified.

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 1 subject

Equivalent Subjects HLTH 1011 - Professional Health Competencies (WSTC)


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Type Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Four Online Competency Quizzes MCQs, Untimed, repeated attempts allowed, 20 questions S/U Y Individual
Annotated Bibliography 1,000 words 35 N Individual
Case Study Assignment 1,500 words 45 N Individual
Unit Reviews 45 minutes each 20 N Individual

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