13HE1

13 Health Science 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss H. Bovaird

Students will:

• Analyse and evaluate health issues, contemporary ethical issues, health practices and health promotion within New Zealand and internationally
• Study topics including methamphetamine use, western and CAM health practices, international health issues such as poverty and HIV, ethical issues such as legalising cannabis, euthanasia, and current health promotion in our community


Prerequisites

At least 15 credits in Level 2 Health (12HE1) ‘Achieved’ or better in AS91235

OR HoD approval.

If you did not take 12HE1 please see Miss Bovaird in the Student Centre or Ms Lythe in the PE office. 



Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

13HE1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $10

Career Pathways

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

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

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91461 v2
NZQA Info
Health 3.1 - Analyse a New Zealand health issue
5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 1

A.S. 91463 v2
NZQA Info
Health 3.3 - Evaluate health practices currently used in New Zealand
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2020-06-18, Week: 2020-06-18

A.S. 91464 v2
NZQA Info
Health 3.4 - Analyse a contemporary ethical issue in relation to well-being
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 2

A.S. 91465 v2
NZQA Info
Health 3.5 - Evaluate models for health promotion
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r,5w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 19
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 19
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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.

Pathway Tags

Health Promoter, Social Worker, Psychologist, Counsellor, Secondary School Teacher, Primary School Teacher, Early Childhood Teacher, Surgeon, Physician, Registered Nurse, Barrister, Midwife, Clinical Physiologist, Solicitor, Chiropractor, Legal Executive, Physiotherapist, Dentist, Dental Assistant, Police Officer, Paramedic, Kaiwhakaako Māori, Naturopath, Podiatrist, Acupuncturist, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, General Practitioner, Psychiatrist, Biomedical Engineer, Elected Government Representative, Air Force Officer, Air Force Airman/Airwoman, Environmental Scientist, Dietitian, Dental Technician, Radiation Therapist, Gynaecologist/Obstetrician, Army Soldier, Environmental/Public Health Officer, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Private Teacher/Tutor, Interpreter, Health Care Assistant, Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor, Community Karitane, Veterinary Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Youth Worker, Statistician, Audiologist/Audiometrist, Veterinarian, Nanny/Child Carer, Osteopath, Translator, Speech-Language Therapist, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Teacher Aide, Pathologist, Economist, Oral Health Therapist, Radiation Oncologist, Massage Therapist, Tertiary Lecturer, Health and Safety Adviser, Human Resources Adviser, Health Services Manager, Firefighter, Immigration Officer, Trainer, Biosecurity Officer, Psychotherapist, Support Worker, Ophthalmologist, Insurance Adviser, Epidemiologist, Facilities Manager, Emergency Management Officer, Corrections Officer, Forensic Scientist, Funeral Director/Embalmer, Health and Safety Inspector, Probation Officer, Intelligence Officer,

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