Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is offered to allied health practitioners who wish to develop advanced level skills in student and staff professional practice supervision. The subject uses an experiential learning approach to explore complexity related to learning professional practice in clinical workplace settings using five themes: (i) Developing Professional Practice Expertise; (ii) Developing Eductional Expertise; (iii) Creating Learning Relationships; (iv) Managing Learning Programs and Resources; (v) Focusing on Personal Knowledge

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMary Kennedy-Jones

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HLT4SVN


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsBecoming an advanced health care practitionerRecommendedBrown, G, Esdaile, S & Ryan, S 2004BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN, EDINBURGH.
ReadingsEducating beginning practitioners: challenges for health professional educationRecommendedHiggs, J & Edwards, H 1999BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN, OXFORD.
ReadingsTransforming practice through clinical education professional supervision and mentoringRecommendedRose, M & Best, D 2005ELSEVIER, EDINBURGH.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day


Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMary Kennedy-Jones

Class requirements

Block Mode
One 1.0 days block mode per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"One day in May."

Block Mode
One 2.0 days block mode per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Two consecutive days in February."

Collaborative Based Learning
One 1.5 hours collaborative based learning per week and delivered via blended.
"Equivalent to 18 hours of group based self directed syndicate project work."


Assessment elementComments%
10-min presentation; 1,000-word self-evaluation, 5-min peer feedback, 500-word peer evaluation30
attendance and participation10
syndicate work and class presentation of 15 mins per group member60