A broad look at the obesogenic environment from a governmental sociological perspective to the individual's psychological risk factors, with particular reference to Māori and Pasifika.
|Paper title||Psychosocial Factors in Obesity Prevention and Management|
|Subject||Obesity Prevention and Management|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,428.75|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,181.50|
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- PGCertPHC, PGDipHealSc, PGDipPHC, PGDipPhty, PGDipSEM, MHealSc, MPhty
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- Teaching staff
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- Teaching Arrangements
This is an interprofessional distance taught paper. Paper resources including six modules with required readings, Zoom video conference workshops and associated assignments with additional study resources will be made available on HS Moodle.
Readings will be indicated on Moodle.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship,
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy,
Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this paper students will be able to:
- Critically appraise the evidence basis for primary health care & community based prevention and management of obesity related psychological and sociological issues.
- Apply knowledge and skills required for the prevention and management of obesity related psychological and sociological issues in own workplace environment and scope of practice.
- Contribute towards a system-wide approach to the prevention and management of obesity related psychological and sociological issues in New Zealand with appreciation of other’s roles.
- Approach obesity prevention and management in a non-stigmatising and ethical manner.