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Health and Wellbeing Stage 1
Subject outline

Version 4.0 - For teaching in 2024.
Accredited in November 2019 for teaching at Stage 1 from 2021. This subject replaces Stage 1 Health. 

Stage 1 | Subject outline | Capabilities | ethical-understanding

Ethical understanding

In this subject, students extend and apply their ethical understanding capability by, for example: 

  • identifying different perspectives on health issues
  • considering moral and ethical perspectives
  • respecting confidentiality when gathering and sharing information about the health and wellbeing status of individuals and groups
  • identifying and challenging the barriers that limit accessibility to health information and services 
  • exploring why people make different choices about health and wellbeing 
  • understanding the relationship between responsible use of digital technology and health and wellbeing outcomes.