PRELIMINARY ORTHOPTIC CLINICAL PRACTICE

ORT4CLA

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will be introduced and orientated to the orthoptic clinical setting. It is a beginning level placement subject that will include a one-week intensive clinical placement where students will be provided with practical tuition and supervised hands-on clinical experience to allow the theoretical knowledge and investigative and management procedures learnt in previous subjects to be applied. This subject will in part be experienced within the Orthoptics Clinical School Network and will equip students to progress to the fourth year Orthoptic Clinical Practice subjects.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorConnie Koklanis

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following course codes: HZVSO or HMORT and must have passed all subjects in: (ORT3CON or ORT4CON] and (ORT3OPP or ORT4OPP] and (ORT3ODG or ORT4OID or ORT4AOD or ORT4REF] and (ORT3NEO or ORT4EYS)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Communicate complex knowledge clearly and coherently to a variety of lay and professional audiences

Activities:
This learning outcome will be achieved by (i) online and in class activities, (ii) simulation activities and (iii) clinical placement.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

02. Synthesise clinical data and apply theoretical knowledge to appropriately deliver a clinical handover of a patient

Activities:
This learning outcome will be achieved by (i) online and in class activities, (ii) simulation activities and (iii) clinical placement.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

03. Use an evidence based approach to critically evaluate the clinical investigation and management of a specific patient

Activities:
This learning outcome will be achieved by (i) online and in class activities, (ii) simulation activities and (iii) clinical placement.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Week 31-45, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorConnie Koklanis

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 40 - 43
One 5.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 1-week clinical block placement"

Lecture/Workshop Week: 31 - 38
One 1.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 38 and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar Week: 38 - 38
One 4.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 38 to week 38 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Seminar held off-campus within the clinical school"

WorkShop Week: 38 - 38
One 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 38 to week 38 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
two 15-minute practical examination (equiv 1500 words)Hurdle requirement. Students must pass the two examinations to obtain an overall pass in this subject30 01, 02
one 15-minute team video presentation (equiv 500 words)3 students per team = 5 minute presentation per student15 01
one 2,000 word written assignmentThis will comprise one 2,000 word reflective journal (equiv 1000 words) and a 1000 word report. Submission of the reflective journal is a hurdle requirement.35 03
two 15 minute online quizzes (equiv 500 words)20 02, 03