Lesson Focus: To be able to use psychological theory to explain why misconceptions of disability exist.
Some student activities, contentious questions and relevant theory throughout.
Originally aimed at Access to HE Learners but would also be appropriate for other courses.
You may wish to use additional student focused activities to compliment this.
A Full lesson with student activities surrounding psychology and how its theories can be used to explain/support Chronic Disease.
The lesson covers Pain Management/Gate Control Theory, Coping Strategies, Pain Perception, Wound Healing, Behaviour Change Models and Biofeedback.
It was originally written for Access to HE Health and Social Sciences (Level 3) students but can be tailored to fit other courses.
An overview of the homeostatic principles involved in fluid balance in the human body. The kidneys are explored along with the chemicals that influence the functioning of the renal system. This presentation could be amended pending angle that lesson is aimed towards.
An overview of the role of the autonomic nervous system and neurotransmitters in the body.
The content is quite detailed in parts that help to explain the function and differences between the sympathetic and parasympathetic divisions.