Year 12 General Health Studies

Course Outline 2019

Week Content Assessment

Term 1

Week 1

Holistic health

⦿ determinants of health

social

o stress

o early life

o social exclusion

o work

o unemployment

o social support

o addiction

o food

o transport

o culture

environmental

o features of the natural and built environment

o geographical location

socioeconomic

o education

o employment

o income

o family, neighbourhood

o housing

o access to services

 

Term 1

Week 2

Holistic health

⦿ determinants of health

social

o stress

o early life

o social exclusion

o work

o unemployment

o social support

o addiction

o food

o transport

o culture

environmental

o features of the natural and built environment

o geographical location

socioeconomic

o education

o employment

o income

o family, neighbourhood

o housing

o access to services

Health Inquiry

⦿ interpretation of information

⦿ summary of information

⦿ identification of trends and patterns in data

⦿ development of general conclusions

⦿ presentation of findings in appropriate format to suit audience

 

Term 1

Week 3

Actions and Strategies

⦿ measures of health status

⦿ mortality

⦿ life expectancy

⦿ preventive strategies to maintain, avoid and manage risk for personal and community health

⦿ screening

⦿ immunisation

⦿ health education

primary, secondary and tertiary prevention

Health Inquiry

⦿ interpretation of information

⦿ summary of information

⦿ identification of trends and patterns in data

⦿ development of general conclusions

⦿ presentation of findings in appropriate format to suit audience

 
Term 1 Week 4

Consumer health

⦿ definition of, and skills required for, health literacy

accessing, reading and comprehending health information

engaging in self-care and disease management

⦿ factors influencing use of health products and services

media

transport

cost

consumer confidence

 

Term 1

Week 5

Health Inquiry

⦿ interpretation of information

⦿ summary of information

⦿ identification of trends and patterns in data

⦿ development of general conclusions

⦿ presentation of findings in appropriate format to suit audience

 

Term 1

Week 6

Health Inquiry

⦿ interpretation of information

⦿ summary of information

⦿ identification of trends and patterns in data

⦿ development of general conclusions

⦿ presentation of findings in appropriate format to suit audience

Task 1: Inquiry 1 (10%)

Inquiry presentation on the issue selected that is of concern for individuals or the community

Term 1

Week 7

Principles, frameworks, models and theories

⦿ definition of health promotion

⦿ purpose and elements of the Ottawa Charter for health promotion

⦿ steps in the stages of change model

⦿ pre-contemplation

⦿ contemplation

⦿ preparation

⦿ action

⦿ maintenance

⦿ relapse

Actions and strategies

⦿ action areas of the Ottawa Charter

⦿ building healthy public policy

⦿ developing personal skills

⦿ creating supportive environments

⦿ strengthening community action

⦿ reorienting health services

⦿ definition and importance of extrinsic and intrinsic motivation for behaviour change

 

Term 1

Week 8

Beliefs, attitudes and values

⦿ purpose and elements of the health belief model

perceived susceptibility

perceived severity

perceived barriers

perceived benefits

cues to action

self efficacy

Principles, frameworks, models and theories

⦿ steps in the stages of change model

pre-contemplation

contemplation

preparation

action

maintenance

relapse

 

Term 1

Week 9

Consumer health

⦿ ethical issues arising from contemporary health practices

⦿ organ donation

⦿ in-vitro fertilisation

⦿ stem-cell therapy

⦿ genetically modified foods

Principles, frameworks, models and theories

⦿ definition of chronic conditions:

have complex and multiple causes

may affect individuals either alone or as comorbidities

usually have a gradual onset, although they can have sudden onset and acute stages

occur across the life cycle, although they become more prevalent with older age

can compromise quality of life and create limitations and disability

are long-term and persistent, and often lead to a gradual deterioration of health and loss of independence

while not usually immediately life threatening, are the most common and leading cause of premature mortality

 

Term 1

Week 10

Interpersonal Skills

⦿ skills required for working effectively with individuals and groups

⦿ negotiation

⦿ conflict resolution

⦿ characteristics of introvert and extrovert personality styles

⦿ characteristics and appropriate use of autocratic, democratic and laissez-faire leadership styles

 Self-management skills

⦿ coping skills and strategies

stress management

accessing support

time management

Principles, frameworks, models and theories

⦿ definition of chronic conditions:

have complex and multiple causes

may affect individuals either alone or as comorbidities

usually have a gradual onset, although they can have sudden onset and acute stages

occur across the life cycle, although they become more prevalent with older age

can compromise quality of life and create limitations and disability

are long-term and persistent, and often lead to a gradual deterioration of health and loss of independence

while not usually immediately life threatening, are the most common and leading cause of premature mortality

Task 2: Response 1 (10%)

Health belief model

     

Term 2

Week 1

Consumer health

⦿ ethical issues arising from contemporary health practices

⦿ organ donation

⦿ in-vitro fertilisation

⦿ stem-cell therapy

⦿ genetically modified foods

 

 

Term 2

Week 2

Social and Cultural Norms

⦿ influence of the media on social norms and health behaviour

Task 3: Project 1 (20%)

Health promotion project

Term 2

Week 3

Consumer health

⦿ definition of, and skills required for, health literacy

• accessing, reading and comprehending health information

• engaging in self-care and disease management

⦿ factors influencing use of health products and services

⦿ media

⦿ transport

⦿ cost

⦿ consumer confidence

 

Term 2

Week 4

Revision for Externally Set Task

• Students to revise all syllabus dot points, readings, key understandings and key terms for exam

• Students to complete the practice exam questions in textbook relating to the pages we have done so far

• Students to revise all course work done this year including notes, resources attached to coneqt lessons, homework and film reviews / discussions

• Students to revise content in both inquiry and project tasks

 

Term 2

Week 5-6

Revision for Externally Set Task

• Students to revise all syllabus dot points, readings, key understandings and key terms for exam

• Students to complete the practice exam questions in textbook relating to the pages we have done so far

• Students to revise all course work done this year including notes, resources a ached to coneqt lessons, homework and film reviews / discussions

• Students to revise content in both inquiry and project tasks

 

Task 4: Externally Set Task (15%)
Term 2 Week 7

Beliefs, attitudes and values

⦿ social marketing

⦿ definition

⦿ product, price, place, promotion

⦿ examples of social marketing campaigns

⦿ purpose and elements of the health belief model

⦿ perceived susceptibility

⦿ perceived severity

⦿ perceived barriers

⦿ perceived benefits

⦿ cues to action

⦿ elf-efficacy

Social and Cultural Norms

⦿ influence of the media on social norms and health behaviour

Self-Management Skills

⦿ definition of and competencies for emotional intelligence

⦿ self-awareness

⦿ self-regulation

⦿ self-motivation

⦿ social awareness

⦿ social skills

⦿ coping skills and strategies

⦿ stress management

⦿ accessing support

⦿ time management

 

Term 2

Week 8

Principles, frameworks, models and theories

⦿ definition and purpose of community development

⦿ community development principles

sustainability

diversity

social justice

human rights

addressing disadvantage

valuing local culture, knowledge, skills and resources

⦿ relationship between participation and empowerment in community development

Health Inquiry

⦿ interpretation of information

⦿ summary of information

⦿ identification of trends and patterns in data

⦿ development of general conclusions

⦿ presentation of findings in appropriate format to suit audience

 
Term 2 Week 9

Consumer health

⦿ factors influencing use of health products and services

media

transport

cost

consumer confidence

Social and cultural norms

⦿ influence of the media on social norms and health behaviour

 

Term 2

Week 10

Health Inquiry

⦿ interpretation of information

⦿ summary of information

⦿ identification of trends and patterns in data

⦿ development of general conclusions

⦿ presentation of findings in appropriate format to suit audience

Task 5: Inquiry 2 10%) Community development agency and program profile
     

Term 3

Week 1

– 29th July

Principles, frameworks, models, and theories

⦿ definition and purpose of community development

⦿ community development principles

⦿ sustainability

⦿ diversity

⦿ social justice

⦿ human rights

⦿ addressing disadvantage

⦿ valuing local culture, knowledge, skills and resources

Consumer health

⦿ factors influencing use of health products and services

media

transport

cost

consumer confidence

 

Term 3

Week 2

– 5th August

Principles, frameworks, models, and theories

⦿ definition and purpose of community development

⦿ community development principles

⦿ sustainability

⦿ diversity

⦿ social justice

⦿ human rights

⦿ addressing disadvantage

⦿ valuing local culture, knowledge, skills and resources

Holistic Health

⦿ impact on personal and community health status of social, environmental, socioeconomic and biomedical determinants of health

 

Term 3

Week 3

– 12th August

Holistic Health

⦿ determinants of health

⦿ social

o stress

o early life

o social exclusion

o work

o unemployment

o social support

o addiction

o food

o transport

o culture

⦿ environmental

o features of the natural and built environment

o geographical location

⦿ socioeconomic

o education

o employment

o income

o family, neighbourhood

o housing

o access to services

⦿ biomedical

o birth weight

o body weight

⦿ impact on personal and community health status of social, environmental, socioeconomic and biomedical determinants of health

Actions and strategies

⦿ action areas of the Ottawa Charter

⦿ building healthy public policy

⦿ developing personal skills

⦿ creating supportive environments

⦿ strengthening community action

⦿ reorienting health services

Task 6: Response 3 (10%)

Letter to the Minister of Health regarding concerns of young people in the community

Term 3

Week 4

– 19th August

Principles, frameworks, models, and theories

⦿ definition and purpose of community development

⦿ community development principles

⦿ sustainability

⦿ diversity

⦿ social justice

⦿ human rights

⦿ addressing disadvantage

⦿ valuing local culture, knowledge, skills and resources

Holistic Health

⦿ impact on personal and community health status of social, environmental, socioeconomic and biomedical determinants of health

 

Term 3

Week 5

– 26th August

Principles, frameworks, models, and theories

⦿ definition and purpose of community development

⦿ community development principles

⦿ sustainability

⦿ diversity

⦿ social justice

⦿ human rights

⦿ addressing disadvantage

⦿ valuing local culture, knowledge, skills and resources

Holistic Health

⦿ impact on personal and community health status of social, environmental, socioeconomic and biomedical determinants of health

Task 7: Response 2 (5%) Development and implementation of a survey to find the health concerns of young people in the community

Term 3

Week 6

– 2nd September

Complementary Health Care Project Planning

Holistic Health

⦿ impact on personal and community health status of social, environmental, socioeconomic and biomedical determinants of health

Principles, frameworks, models and theories

⦿ definition and purpose of community development

⦿ community development principles

Beliefs, attitudes and values

⦿ social marketing

definition

product, price, place, promotion

examples of social marketing campaigns

 

Term 3

Week 7

– 9th September

Complementary Health Care Project Planning

Holistic Health

⦿ impact on personal and community health status of social, environmental, socioeconomic and biomedical determinants of health

Principles, frameworks, models and theories

⦿ definition and purpose of community development

⦿ community development principles

Beliefs, attitudes and values

⦿ social marketing

definition

product, price, place, promotion

examples of social marketing campaigns

 

Term 3

Week 8

– 16th September

Complementary Health Care Project Planning

Holistic Health

⦿ impact on personal and community health status of social, environmental, socioeconomic and biomedical determinants of health

Principles, frameworks, models and theories

⦿ definition and purpose of community development

⦿ community development principles

Beliefs, attitudes and values

⦿ social marketing

definition

product, price, place, promotion

examples of social marketing campaigns

 

Term 3

Week 9

– 23rd September

Complementary Health Care Project Planning

Holistic Health

⦿ impact on personal and community health status of social, environmental, socioeconomic and biomedical determinants of health

Principles, frameworks, models and theories

⦿ definition and purpose of community development

⦿ community development principles

Beliefs, attitudes and values

⦿ social marketing

definition

product, price, place, promotion

examples of social marketing campaigns

Task 8: Project 2 (20%) Complementary health care project
     

Term 4

Week 1

Holistic health

⦿ impact on personal and community health status of social, environmental, socioeconomic and biomedical determinants of health

 

Term 4

Week 2

Holistic health

⦿ impact on personal and community health status of social, environmental, socioeconomic and biomedical determinants of health

 

Term 4

Week 3

Holistic health

⦿ impact on personal and community health status of social, environmental, socioeconomic and biomedical determinants of health