Unpacking Outcomes - North East School Division

North East School Division
Unpacking Outcomes
Unpacking the Outcome
Analyze  ways (various approaches contribute to holistic perspective of health)
Outcome (circle the verb and underline the qualifiers)
HS20 – HC1 – Analyze how Western, Indigenous, traditional, complementary, and alternative approaches to health care
contribute to a holistic perspective (eg. Mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual) of health.
Key vocabulary –
Western medicine,
Indigenous medicine,
holistic, probiotic,
acupuncture, chiropractor,
clinical studies,
randomized, blind, double
blind, placebo
Prior knowledge –
Science 8 cell unit, Health
7, 9 and Wellness 10,
research skills and
technological skills
Concepts/ Skills to be
learned – Holisitic health
model, medical
worldviews, healthcare
options, role of clinical
The students will understand
 Ideas about treatment differ
around the planet and are
evolving over time
 There are a variety of
options/ approaches
available in healthcare.
Many options are
preventative and could
decrease future health
 Western medicine is clinalbased (experimental) and
 Healthcare options are
diverse and personal
 Healthcare refers to the
whole patient
Identify how humanity’s beliefs about health, wellness, illness, disease, and
treatment have changed over time.
Discuss the importance of and difficulties in defining terms such as Western,
Indigenous, traditional, complementary, and alternative approaches to health care
within a current global context.
Assess how health, wellness, illness, disease, and treatment (e.g., Circle of Life
disharmony of body energies, being symptom free, and healthy lifestyle choices) are
addressed in Western, Indigenous, traditional, complementary, and alternative
approaches to health care.
Investigate the intended results of using natural products (e.g., herbs, vitamins,
minerals, probiotics, and essential oils) and mind and body practices (e.g.,
acupuncture, various massage therapies, yoga, spinal manipulation, relaxation
techniques, meditation, and movement therapies) and other complementary and/or
alternative approaches to health care.
Examine the significance of rituals, place based ceremonies, plants, and traditional
herbs in Indigenous and traditional approaches to health care.
Describe the role of clinical based studies (e.g., randomized, blind, double-blind,
and placebo) in understanding Western approaches to health care.
Provide examples of ways in which one or more of the approaches to health care
might be implemented together to support the health and wellbeing of an individual.
Why do people sometimes leave the province or Canada to seek healthcare?
How have ideas regarding healthcare changed over time? How are they different indifferent places?
What are the different approaches to healthcare? What parts of them focus on prevention and what parts focus on treatment?
How can I learn more about healthcare options?
What healthcare option is best for my lifestyle and sense of well-being?
How do I know if I am making the right choices?