People and their environment 127

Module code GNK 127
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

The bio-psychosocial approach to health care; patients in their family and community environment; the role of psychology in the work of a generalist; how patients adapt to sickness and cope with stress; the health care system in rural South Africa; health promotion and health education; the use of electronic databases.

Module credits 10.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 15 practicals per week, 6 lectures per week, 2 discussion classes per week, 5 seminars per week
Language of tuition Both Afr and Eng
Academic organisation Health Sciences Dean's Office
Period of presentation Semester 2

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