Fundamentals of the Human Body & Supporting Functional Needs

    Course details

    • Code: HLTH.3001
    • Fee: $716*
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class65 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 1, Semester 2
LocationRotorua (Mokoia), Tokoroa, Taupo, Whakatane, Kawerau

Course Aim

The aim of this course is for students to explore the effects of ageing on the human body and apply this knowledge to supporting activities of daily living. Students will investigate a range of elimination needs of a client within the aged care, health or disability context.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. describe the ageing process of the human body;
  2. demonstrate knowledge and skills in the safe management of elimination needs for people in a health care context; and
  3. demonstrate knowledge and skills in the safe management of activities of daily living for elderly people in a health care and /or community context.

Embedded unit standards or achievement standards

This course includes NZQA unit standards 23387 and 27140.

For more information on Unit Standards explore the NZQA Framework


*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017