FOUNDATIONS FOR SPECIALTY PRACTICE B

NSM4FPB

2014

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject, students will focus on complex scenarios that require an ability to plan, implement and evaluate a multifaceted situation in the specialty context. This subject enables students to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills, specialised clinical proficiency and effective communication skills for ethically oriented professional practice and to undertake further studies at more advanced levels in their specialty. Students will be able to make high level independent judgements; plan, implement and evaluate practice in specialty contexts and function effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team. The subject is delivered via a flexible online mode comprising learning modules via LMS and a limited number of on-campus workshops (and/or equivalent online virtual classrooms) and supported by appropriate clinical practicum.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorPauline Wong

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

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

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Subject options

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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPauline Wong

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
Four 6.0 hours problem based learning per study period and delivered via blended.
"4 x 6-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual classroom equivalent) per semester."

Problem Based Learning
One 4.0 hours problem based learning per week and delivered via distance education.
"Maximum 4-hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules, dependent on clinical specialty."

Placement - Off Site
One 2.0 days placement - off site per week and delivered via blended.
"Up to 16-hours per week of clinical learning time, dependent on clinical specialty."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,000-word equivalent clinical appraisalHurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass mark for this appraisal in order to pass the subject.0
One 1,000-word equivalent online reflective activity10
One 2,000-word written assessment30
One 5,000-word equivalent presentation, using specified media60

Melbourne, 2014, Week 30-44, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPauline Wong

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
One 4.0 hours problem based learning per week and delivered via distance education.
"4 hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules"

Placement - Off Site
One 8.0 hours placement - off site per week and delivered via blended.
"76 hours placement - off site per study period. (Practicum: Average: 7.6 hrs per week clinical learning time)"

Seminar
One 3.0 hours seminar per study period and delivered via blended.
"4 x 3hr face-to-face workshops (or online classroom equivalent) per semester"

WorkShop
Three 8.0 hours workshop per study period and delivered via blended.
"3 compulsory 8-hour workshops per study period and delivered via blended mode"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,000-word equivalent clinical appraisalHurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass mark for this appraisal in order to pass the subject.0
One 1,000-word equivalent online reflective activity10
One 2,000-word written assessment30
One 5,000-word equivalent presentation, using specified media60

Other Site, 2014, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPauline Wong

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
Four 6.0 hours problem based learning per study period and delivered via blended.
"4 x 6-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual classroom equivalent) per semester."

Problem Based Learning
One 4.0 hours problem based learning per week and delivered via distance education.
"Maximum 4-hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules, dependent on clinical specialty."

Placement - Off Site
One 2.0 days placement - off site per week and delivered via blended.
"Up to 16-hours per week of clinical learning time, dependent on clinical specialty."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,000-word equivalent clinical appraisalHurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass mark for this appraisal in order to pass the subject.0
One 1,000-word equivalent online reflective activity10
One 2,000-word written assessment30
One 5,000-word equivalent presentation, using specified media60

Other Site, 2014, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPauline Wong

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site
One 2.0 days placement - off site per week and delivered via blended.
"Up to 16-hours per week of clinical learning time, dependent on clinical specialty."

Problem Based Learning
One 4.0 hours problem based learning per week and delivered via distance education.
"Maximum 4-hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules, dependent on clinical specialty."

Problem Based Learning
Four 6.0 hours problem based learning per study period and delivered via blended.
"4 x 6-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual classroom equivalent) per semester."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,000-word equivalent clinical appraisalHurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass mark for this appraisal in order to pass the subject.0
One 1,000-word equivalent online reflective activity10
One 2,000-word written assessment30
One 5,000-word equivalent presentation, using specified media60

Other Site, 2014, Week 30-47, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPauline Wong

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
Four 6.0 hours problem based learning per study period and delivered via blended.
"4 x 6-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual classroom equivalent) per semester."

Problem Based Learning
One 4.0 hours problem based learning per week and delivered via distance education.
"Maximum 4-hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules, dependent on clinical specialty."

Placement - Off Site
One 2.0 days placement - off site per week and delivered via blended.
"Up to 16-hours per week of clinical learning time, dependent on clinical specialty."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,000-word equivalent clinical appraisalHurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass mark for this appraisal in order to pass the subject.0
One 1,000-word equivalent online reflective activity10
One 2,000-word written assessment30
One 5,000-word equivalent presentation, using specified media60