FIELD EXPERIENCE

PHE3FEB

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you are provided with opportunities to engage in experiences that enable you to put into practice the theoretical knowledge and skills gained and developed throughout the course. You will have opportunities to examine and compare ways in which public health,  is practised and to play a role in the delivery of public and community health services.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGlenda Verrinder

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites PHE2PHP and PHE3HPE

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects PHE3PFP

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsMaking the most of field placementRecommendedCleak, H & Wilson, J 20072ND EDN, NELSON AUSTRALIA, SOUTH MELBOURNE.
ReadingsPlanning, implementing and evaluating health promotion programs. A primer.RecommendedMcKenzie, J, Neiger, B & Smelzer, J 20136TH EDN, PEARSON, SAN FRANCISCO.
ReadingsPromoting Health. The primary care approachRecommendedTalbot, L & Verrinder, G 20145TH EDN, ELSEVIER, SYDNEY.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. apply knowledge that demonstrates a strong understanding of the scope of public health promotion practice.

Activities:
Field placement, workshops, lectures
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. apply theories of public health promotion in the context of your field experience

Activities:
Field placement, workshops, lectures
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

03. apply skills in a range of tasks in public health promotion practice.

Activities:
Field placement, workshops, lectures
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

04. apply skills in establishing successful workplace relationships

Activities:
Field placement, workshops, lectures
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

05. apply skills in constructively identify learning needs

Activities:
Field placement, workshops, lectures
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGlenda Verrinder

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 33 - 42
Three 7.5 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 33 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
"HZPPNB STUDENTS ONLY"

Lecture/Workshop Week: 36 - 43
Two 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 36 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"HBPHPB STUDENTS ONLY"

Supervisor Consultation Week: 33 - 43
Six 1.0 hours supervisor consultation per study period on weekdays during the day from week 33 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"HZPPNB STUDENTS ONLY"

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
Ten 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"HBPHPB STUDENTS ONLY"

Lecture/Workshop Week: 31 - 31
One 6.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
"HBPHPB STUDENTS ONLY"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Job application with curriculum vitae and cover letter (equiv to 1,000 words)Attendance at the pre practicum session in week one is a hurdle requirement20 01
One 750-word practicum proposal20 01
Written report on field experience (equiv to 2000 words)60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05