Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:August, Parkville - Taught on campus.
August, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Contact Hours: One 2-hour lecture per week (Classroom)
Total Time Commitment:
|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:
|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.
CoordinatorDr Henrietta Williams, Prof Jane S Hocking
Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Currently enrolled students:
This subject considers what constitutes sexual and reproductive health over the life course. It provides an overview of key sexual and reproductive health issues and considers the factors that enable or inhibit women and men’s reproductive and sexual health. The student will gain an understanding of the wider issues of sexual and reproductive health in our society and will understand the sexual and reproductive health needs of specific groups within the community (eg sexual health of adolescents). The subject will be offered via a standard classroom lecture format and will also be offered by distance education for those students unable to attend classes.
On completion of the subject students will be able to demonstrate:
Group oral presentation (10 mins per student) held in week 5 of semester (30%)
Sexual and reproductive health programme development plan (3,500 words) due at the end of semester (70%)
Selected readings will be made available to students.
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.
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
At the end of this subject students are expected to have developed critical thinking and analytical skills, an ability to find, evaluate and use relevant information, written communication skills and problem solving skills.
|Links to further information:
Graduate Certificate in Primary Care Nursing
Graduate Certificate in Sexual Health
Graduate Diploma in Primary Care Nursing
Master of Public Health
Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Care Nursing
Environment and Public Health
Gender and Women's Health
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