13 Health Sociology & Investigations

13HEA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss A. McCool

In this course you will experience and critically investigate the following aspects of Health:

  • Investigate Euthanasia as a contemporary dilemma or ethical issue
  • Look at health practices currently used in NZ to treat a particular health condition
  • Analysing an international issue ( Poverty and Disease )
  • Analysing methamphetamine use by 15-24 years olds in NZ

Recommended Prior Learning

Satisfactory completion of Year 12 Health Sociology & Investigations or HOD approval.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91461 v2 Health 3.1 - Analyse a New Zealand health issue
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91462 v2 Health 3.2 - Analyse an international health issue
3
E
5
Y
5r,5w *
A.S. 91463 v2 Health 3.3 - Evaluate health practices currently used in New Zealand
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91464 v2 Health 3.4 - Analyse a contemporary ethical issue in relation to well-being
3
I
4
Y
4r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Pathway Tags

doctor, health science, social worker, midwifery, counselling, psychology, police, occupational therapist, nursing, teacher, dietician, health professional


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