University of Technology Sydney

92431 Human Life Course Development

6cp; Forms of attendance in this subject have changed to enable social distancing and reduce the risks of spreading COVID-19 in our community. Consequently, the Subject Outline information for this subject has changed. Details of the changes are published in an addendum to the Subject Outline which is available on UTSOnline.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.

Undergraduate

Description

This subject focuses on the transitions that occur as a consequence of normal lifespan development and the experience of illness from a psychological and nursing perspective. Students are introduced to lifespan development and its assessment highlighting expected milestones in children and adolescents. Health experiences and related behaviours are examined using theories and models from health psychology and sociology. Concepts of loss, stress, coping and adaptation are explored and the influence of values, beliefs, attitudes and attributions on perceptions of health, illness and health behaviour considered.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus


Detailed subject description.

Access conditions

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