NSB303 Partnerships in Health and Illness

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Learning outcomes measured:

1. Critically analyse individual, community, environmental and social factors that influence health beliefs and practices and strategies for promoting positive health behaviours.
2. Evaluate and apply evidence-based models of health behaviour change, health education, self- management support, and partnerships in health care as they apply to promotion of health and wellness and rehabilitation of individuals and

Task Description and Case Study Resources
This Essay is based on an EdCaN Case Study, which can be located at:
http://edcan.org.au/edcan-learning-resources/case-based-learning-resources/colorectal-cancer

Note: Preliminary parts of this case study will be completed as online modules during the semester, leading up to the completion of this case study essay.

For the purpose of this assignment you are the Cancer Care Coordinator at the hospital where John receives his adjuvant chemotherapy for colorectal cancer. John is currently receiving his last cycle of chemotherapy and you will be meeting with him to provide education with regards to his discharge and self-management planning following the end of his active treatment.

What you need to do
Discuss the content you would include in a Survivorship Care Plan, and outline your approaches to education and collaboration with John and his wife to develop this plan. Your plan should consider:

  • The recommended follow up regimen after curative treatment for colorectal cancer, having critically reviewed the available evidence.
    Signs and symptoms associated with colorectal cancer recurrence. Strategies to prevent survivorship issues that John may experience across all domains of health (including physical, psychological, social and spiritual health) after treatment for colorectal cancer.
  • Evidence-based communication strategies and theories of behavior change to facilitate effective education about health behaviours and promote a healthier lifestyle.

Research and Writing Guidelines:

1. Use references that are primarily peer-reviewed journal articles or evidence-based guidelines that have been published within the last seven years. Consumer websites, Wikipedia and websites that are not government-based or related to professional organisations are not appropriate. Examples of acceptable websites include:

  • Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
  • Government Health Departments
  • Publications aimed at health professionals from organisations such as those found in Cancer Australia – Cancer Learning Resources (for example EdCan, eviQ).

2. At least 15 high quality academic references, used appropriately, are expected to support the arguments within your essay.

Formatting Guidelines:
You are expected to present your assignment in a scholarly fashion. It should conform to the following academic conventions. Penalties will apply if these conventions are not adhered to. Use the following points as a checklist prior to submission:

  • You may have plus/minus 150 words of the designated word count, not including in-text references (in-text citations are not included in word count).
  • Include a footer with page numbers and your name and student number on all pages
  • Use a separate page for references. The reference page is not included in the word count
  • Reference according to QUT, APA conventions only. Please refer to QUT Cite/Write for these referencing conventions.
  • Bullet points and numbering are not appropriate in this assessment item
  • Use size 12 font, Times New Roman, Arial, or Calibri font and 1.5 line or double-spacing for all assignments, and ensure margins of 2.5 cm on the right and left of the page.

Submit your assignment through Turn It In by the due date. Assessments submitted after the due date without an approved extension will not be marked and will receive a grade of 1 or 0%. Please refer to the Faculty of Health ‘Late submission of assessment’ policy and the ‘Application for assessment/ assignment extension form’ located on the Blackboard site.

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