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    About this paper

    Paper title Medical and Surgical Management of Obesity
    Subject Obesity Prevention and Management
    EFTS 0.125
    Points 15 points
    Teaching period Semester 2 (Distance learning)
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    Limited to
    PGCertPHC, PGDipHealSc, PGDipPHC, PGDipPhty, PGDipSEM, MHealSc, MPhty
    Contact

    Course Administrator: postgradadmin.medicine@otago.ac.nz

    Teaching staff

    Academic Co-ordinator: Dr Hamish Osborne

    Teaching Arrangements

    This Distance Learning paper is taught remotely.

    This is an interprofessional distance taught paper. Paper resources including four modules with required readings, Zoom video conference workshops and associated assignments with additional study resources will be made available on HS Moodle.

    Textbooks

    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 medical and surgical conditions associated with overweight & obesity.
    • Apply knowledge and skills required for the prevention and management of medical and surgical conditions associated with overweight & obesity in own workplace environment and scope of practice.
    • Contribute towards a system-wide approach to the prevention and management of medical and surgical conditions associated with obesity in New Zealand with appreciation of other’s roles.
    • Approach obesity prevention and management in a non-stigmatising and ethical manner.

    Timetable

    Semester 2

    Location
    Dunedin
    Teaching method
    This paper is taught through Distance Learning
    Learning management system
    Moodle
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