PROFESSIONAL PRACTICUM B

EXS5PPB

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will complete 140 hours of profesional placement within an approved health organisation. These hours will go towards the requirements for obtaining Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) status from Exercise and Sports Science Australia. Your professional skills, along with patient communication, assessment and clinical exercise prescripion skills, will be developed under direct supervision from appropriately qualified and experienced clinicians working in a range of healthcare settings. Case presentations will be utilised to further develop critical analysis and communication skills.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed two of the following subjects: EXS4ACD, EXS4AND, EXS4AMD.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop effective communication strategies (verbal and non-verbal) for communication with patients, medical and allied health professionals.

Activities:
Professional placements will provide opportunities to engage in communication with patients and health professionals. Case presentations will develop presentation skills.

02. Prepare, explain, implement and evaluate clinical exercise interventions for individuals with pathology consistent with those listed in the AEP Scope of Practice.

Activities:
Professional placement will provide an opportunity to prescribe, lead and monitor exercise interventions.

03. Critically interpret and stratify risk factors, indicators and contra-indicators, and manage emergency situations.

Activities:
Professional placement will provide an opportunity to assess risk factors and indicators for exercise.

04. Develop a professional philosophy on the practice of Exercise Physiology.

Activities:
Continuous personal reflection while on placement, as well as observation and reflection upon the approach to Exercise Physiology adopted by clinical supervisors. Submission of a written professional philosophy.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Week 10-14, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 14
Twenty 1.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 10 - 14
One 2.0 hours collaborative based learning per study period on weekdays at night from week 10 to week 14 and delivered via online.
"Students will present oral case presentations related to their clinical placement via a collaborative online environment."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 14
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 14 and delivered via online.
"Online lectures"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20-minute case presentation (equivalent to 1,000 words)Assessment consists of peer assessment and tutor assessment20 01, 02, 03
Clinical assessment of practicum (equivalent to 2,500 words)Assessment is provided by clinical supervisor via the Exercise Physiology clinical assessment tool40 01, 02, 03, 04
Online reflective journal (2,000 words)Assessment by tutor30 01, 02, 03, 04
Professional philosophy for Exercise Physiology practice (1,000 words)This assessment item is related to the reflective journal. The students will be asked to reflect on the EP profession in their reflective journal, then produce their own professional philosophy for their own practice.10 04

Bendigo, 2018, Week 15-20, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 15 - 20
Twenty 1.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 15 - 20
One 2.0 hours collaborative based learning per study period on weekdays at night from week 15 to week 20 and delivered via online.
"Students will present oral case presentations related to their clinical placement via a collaborative online environment."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 15 - 20
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 20 and delivered via online.
"Online lectures"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20-minute case presentation (equivalent to 1,000 words)Assessment consists of peer assessment and tutor assessment20 01, 02, 03
Clinical assessment of practicum (equivalent to 2,500 words)Assessment is provided by clinical supervisor via the Exercise Physiology clinical assessment tool40 01, 02, 03, 04
Online reflective journal (2,000 words)Assessment by tutor30 01, 02, 03, 04
Professional philosophy for Exercise Physiology practice (1,000 words)This assessment item is related to the reflective journal. The students will be asked to reflect on the EP profession in their reflective journal, then produce their own professional philosophy for their own practice.10 04

Bendigo, 2018, Week 20-24, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 20 - 24
Twenty 1.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 20 to week 24 and delivered via face-to-face.

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 20 - 24
One 2.0 hours collaborative based learning per study period on weekdays at night from week 20 to week 24 and delivered via online.
"Students will present oral case presentations related to their clinical placement via a collaborative online environment."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 20 - 24
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 20 to week 24 and delivered via online.
"Online lectures"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20-minute case presentation (equivalent to 1,000 words)Assessment consists of peer assessment and tutor assessment20 01, 02, 03
Clinical assessment of practicum (equivalent to 2,500 words)Assessment is provided by clinical supervisor via the Exercise Physiology clinical assessment tool40 01, 02, 03, 04
Online reflective journal (2,000 words)Assessment by tutor30 01, 02, 03, 04
Professional philosophy for Exercise Physiology practice (1,000 words)This assessment item is related to the reflective journal. The students will be asked to reflect on the EP profession in their reflective journal, then produce their own professional philosophy for their own practice.10 04

Bendigo, 2018, Week 25-29, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 25 - 29
Twenty 1.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 25 - 29
One 2.0 hours collaborative based learning per study period on weekdays at night from week 25 to week 29 and delivered via online.
"Students will present oral case presentations related to their clinical placement via a collaborative online environment."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 25 - 29
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 29 and delivered via online.
"Online lectures"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20-minute case presentation (equivalent to 1,000 words)Assessment consists of peer assessment and tutor assessment20 01, 02, 03
Clinical assessment of practicum (equivalent to 2,500 words)Assessment is provided by clinical supervisor via the Exercise Physiology clinical assessment tool40 01, 02, 03, 04
Online reflective journal (2,000 words)Assessment by tutor30 01, 02, 03, 04
Professional philosophy for Exercise Physiology practice (1,000 words)This assessment item is related to the reflective journal. The students will be asked to reflect on the EP profession in their reflective journal, then produce their own professional philosophy for their own practice.10 04

Bendigo, 2018, Week 30-34, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 30 - 34
Twenty 1.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 30 - 34
One 2.0 hours collaborative based learning per study period on weekdays at night from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via online.
"Students will present oral case presentations related to their clinical placement via a collaborative online environment."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 34
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via online.
"Online lectures"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20-minute case presentation (equivalent to 1,000 words)Assessment consists of peer assessment and tutor assessment20 01, 02, 03
Clinical assessment of practicum (equivalent to 2,500 words)Assessment is provided by clinical supervisor via the Exercise Physiology clinical assessment tool40 01, 02, 03, 04
Online reflective journal (2,000 words)Assessment by tutor30 01, 02, 03, 04
Professional philosophy for Exercise Physiology practice (1,000 words)This assessment item is related to the reflective journal. The students will be asked to reflect on the EP profession in their reflective journal, then produce their own professional philosophy for their own practice.10 04

Bendigo, 2018, Week 35-39, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 35 - 39
Twenty 1.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 35 - 39
One 2.0 hours collaborative based learning per study period on weekdays at night from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via online.
"Students will present oral case presentations related to their clinical placement via a collaborative online environment."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 35 - 39
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via online.
"Online lectures"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20-minute case presentation (equivalent to 1,000 words)Assessment consists of peer assessment and tutor assessment20 01, 02, 03
Clinical assessment of practicum (equivalent to 2,500 words)Assessment is provided by clinical supervisor via the Exercise Physiology clinical assessment tool40 01, 02, 03, 04
Online reflective journal (2,000 words)Assessment by tutor30 01, 02, 03, 04
Professional philosophy for Exercise Physiology practice (1,000 words)This assessment item is related to the reflective journal. The students will be asked to reflect on the EP profession in their reflective journal, then produce their own professional philosophy for their own practice.10 04

Bendigo, 2018, Week 40-44, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 40 - 44
Twenty 1.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 40 - 44
One 2.0 hours collaborative based learning per study period on weekdays at night from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via online.
"Students will present oral case presentations related to their clinical placement via a collaborative online environment."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 40 - 44
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via online.
"Online lectures"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20-minute case presentation (equivalent to 1,000 words)Assessment consists of peer assessment and tutor assessment20 01, 02, 03
Clinical assessment of practicum (equivalent to 2,500 words)Assessment is provided by clinical supervisor via the Exercise Physiology clinical assessment tool40 01, 02, 03, 04
Online reflective journal (2,000 words)Assessment by tutor30 01, 02, 03, 04
Professional philosophy for Exercise Physiology practice (1,000 words)This assessment item is related to the reflective journal. The students will be asked to reflect on the EP profession in their reflective journal, then produce their own professional philosophy for their own practice.10 04

Bendigo, 2018, Week 45-51, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 45 - 51
Twenty 1.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 45 - 51
One 2.0 hours collaborative based learning per study period on weekdays at night from week 45 to week 51 and delivered via online.
"Students will present oral case presentations related to their clinical placement via a collaborative online environment."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45 - 51
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 51 and delivered via online.
"Online lectures"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20-minute case presentation (equivalent to 1,000 words)Assessment consists of peer assessment and tutor assessment20 01, 02, 03
Clinical assessment of practicum (equivalent to 2,500 words)Assessment is provided by clinical supervisor via the Exercise Physiology clinical assessment tool40 01, 02, 03, 04
Online reflective journal (2,000 words)Assessment by tutor30 01, 02, 03, 04
Professional philosophy for Exercise Physiology practice (1,000 words)This assessment item is related to the reflective journal. The students will be asked to reflect on the EP profession in their reflective journal, then produce their own professional philosophy for their own practice.10 04