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Foundations for Professional Health Practice (FPHP1000)


Credits: 25

Introduction to ethical decision making in the context of professional health practice. Application of academic standards and development of skills required for studying at university. Introduction to professional requirements which impact on the safety and quality of client centred service/care when working in a health setting. Examination of differences in Australian and international health systems. Students will learn the value of diversity in inter-professional practice through working in teams. Students will reflect on their learning and begin to develop lifelong learning skills.

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*ALEPh – Academic Language Enrichment Program for Health Sciences. This unit will assist in the development of your academic and English language skills, as identified in the Post Enrolment Language Assessment (PELA). ALEPh is the support program for FPHP1000 & FPB1004 and is a 9-week course, starting in week 3 of the semester. The unit blends academic skills such as referencing and academic writing. In ALEPh you will build your discipline-specific and academic vocabulary so that you are better prepared for success in your Health Sciences courses.


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