NATS 0020 Skills for Health Science (WSTC)

Credit Points 5

Legacy Code 900112

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Description This unit is designed to give students skills in health science to become successful independent reflective learners in health sciences. It introduces students to a range of theories and concepts to facilitate the development of referencing conventions used in health science as well as practical skills and personal attitudes necessary for success in tertiary study and eLearning. Emphasis is placed on developing the key competencies of inquiry - analysing, organising, researching and communicating information as well as problem solving.

School Western Sydney The College

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 5cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 0 Preparatory subject

Restrictions

Students must be enrolled at Western Sydney The College in Foundation Studies programs

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  1. Identify and apply independent learning strategies to demonstrate knowledge on a health topic.
  2. Communicate effectively using critical reading and writing skills within a health context using APA referencing.
  3. Use technology, and a range of eLearning skills in assessment tasks to demonstrate understanding of health topics.
  4. Apply critical thinking, and analyse information using research skills, to make informed decisions.
  5. Apply the process of reflection to learning experiences.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of the requirements for successful presentations and develop a visual representation of research using appropriate language style.

Subject Content

College policies
Plagiarism
APA Referencing
Reflective Learning
Independent Learning
Summarising
Paraphrasing
Analysing information
Communicating information
 

Teaching Periods

2022 Trimester 1

Nirimba Education Precinct

Day

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Trimester 3

Nirimba Education Precinct

Day

Subject Contact Despina Kamper Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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