Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: None this is a distance subject |
Total Time Commitment:
8 hours per week.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Students will be expected to be proficient with a Web browser, e-mail application and word processing application prior to enrolment in this subject.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
Melbourne Sexual Health Centre
Tel: +61 3 9341 6249/6200
Fax: +61 3 9347 6757
Academic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 9339
Fax: +61 3 8344 0824
This subject aims to provide detailed and current evidence based information on diagnosing, treating, and caring for people experiencing sexual dysfunction. The subject will use two models as a framework for students to develop their knowledge and skills. These two models are the ‘Plissit model' and the ‘Depor model'. The topics covered will include the normal sexual response, anatomy and physiology, an overview of assessment and counselling, working with special groups, female desire problems, male desire problems, female arousal problems, male arousal problems and ED, female orgasm problems, male orgasm problems, genital pain syndromes and special medical conditions and relevant special needs e.g. HIV disease, diabetes, spinal cord problems and cardio-vascular disease.
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject students will: |
6 short answer questions totalling 1500 words due mid semester (50%) and written assignment due end of semester of 3000 words (50%)
Russell, D., Bradford, D. and Fairley, C., (Eds.) Sexual Health Medicine: A Clinical Approach, IP Communications, 2005.
Special Computer Requirements: Students are required to have access to a computer with e-mail application, Web browser and CD ROM facility. Technical support is not available from the University of Melbourne in setting up such a system.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://www.sph.unimelb.edu.au/|
Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health (Sexual Health) |
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