PROFESSIONAL PRACTICUM C

EXS5PPC

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will complete 140 hours of professional 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 prescription skills will be developed under direct supervision from appropriately qualified and experienced clinicians working in a range of healthcare settings.

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 subjects EXS4ACD and EXS4AND and 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 communicating with patients, medical and allied health professionals.

Activities:
Professional placements will provide opportunities to engage in communication with patients and health professionals.

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 assess risk factors and indicators for exercise.

04. Evaluate current professional abilities, areas for development and relate these to expected requirements as an Accredited Exercise Pphysiologist.

Activities:
Continuous personal reflection while on placement and development of a job application including a cover letter, resume and response to selection criteria.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

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.

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*
20-minute scenario-based practical competency assessment (1000 word equivalent)Hurdle assessment item20 02
Clinical performance assessment (equivalent to 2,500 words)Assessment is conducted by agency clinical supervisors via the Exercise Physiology Clinical Assessment tool.40 01, 02, 03
Online reflective journal (2,000 words).30 02, 01, 03
Job application (1000 words)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.

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*
20-minute scenario-based practical competency assessment (1000 word equivalent)Hurdle assessment item20 02
Clinical performance assessment (equivalent to 2,500 words)Assessment is conducted by agency clinical supervisors via the Exercise Physiology Clinical Assessment tool.40 01, 02, 03
Online reflective journal (2,000 words).30 02, 01, 03
Job application (1000 words)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.

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*
20-minute scenario-based practical competency assessment (1000 word equivalent)Hurdle assessment item20 02
Clinical performance assessment (equivalent to 2,500 words)Assessment is conducted by agency clinical supervisors via the Exercise Physiology Clinical Assessment tool.40 01, 02, 03
Online reflective journal (2,000 words).30 02, 01, 03
Job application (1000 words)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.

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*
20-minute scenario-based practical competency assessment (1000 word equivalent)Hurdle assessment item20 02
Clinical performance assessment (equivalent to 2,500 words)Assessment is conducted by agency clinical supervisors via the Exercise Physiology Clinical Assessment tool.40 01, 02, 03
Online reflective journal (2,000 words).30 02, 01, 03
Job application (1000 words)10 04