Level 3 Health - Investigating Drug Use in New Zealand and Alternative Health Practices - Semester A
Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Kindley
This is an advanced and comprehensive course which requires students to undergo independent research and analysis of a variety of issues evident in the world today. These topics include a New Zealand health issue and health practices currently used in New Zealand.
Analyse a New Zealand health issue.
Investigating a health issue within New Zealand. The use of Methamphetamine.
The nature of the use of methamphetamine and its implications on the well-being of people and society.
How the major determinants of health influence the issue.
The impact of this drug on a personal and societal level.
Recommending strategies to bring about more equitable outcomes in relation to the health issue.
Health practices in New Zealand.
Students learn about the three categories of health practices - scientific, alternative and traditional medicine.
Investigate these health practices in relation to treating the symptoms of Depression.
Research the history, beliefs, procedures, and effects of these health practices.
Compare each health practice and support with credible evidence from medical research.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Health Level 3 NCEA Learning workbook.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 10
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.
Course selection will depend on the option lines and student numbers. There is no guarantee that the courses you select now will all be available for you in 2021.