13 Health Science 1

13HE1
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: 2556198

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. 




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



Faculties:

Health



Career Pathways

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, Oral Health Therapist, 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 Karitāne, Veterinary Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Youth Worker, Statistician, Audiologist/Audiometrist, Veterinarian, Nanny/Child Carer, Osteopath, Translator, Speech-Language Therapist, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Teacher Aide, Epidemiologist, Pathologist, Economist, Radiation Oncologist, Massage Therapist, Tertiary Lecturer, Health and Safety Adviser, Human Resources Adviser, Health Services Manager, Firefighter, Immigration Officer, Trainer, Psychotherapist, Support Worker, Ophthalmologist, Emergency Management Officer, Biosecurity Officer, Corrections Officer, Forensic Scientist, Funeral Director/Embalmer, Health and Safety Inspector, Probation Officer

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

13HE1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $10


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