Level 3 Health

13HLTH
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss T. Boyd

In Level 3 Health, the topics covered are the domestic and international health issues of Methamphetamine and Global Poverty. Other topics include health practices around the treatment of breast cancer and PGD (pre-implantation genetic diagnosis/designer babies) as the ethical issue. We have guest speakers throughout the year, including Amped4Life during the methamphetamine unit and a variety of health practitioners during the breast cancer unit.

The standards offered in this course may be altered at the discretion of the Head of Department.



Recommended Prior Learning

15 Level 2 Health credits or if new to Health, a review of English credits could be used for entry or at the discretion of the HOD. If English credits are used for entry Achievement Standard 91102 (Construct and deliver a crafted and controlled oral text) is excluded.


Credit Information
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.

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