PROFESSIONAL PRACTICUM A

PTY5PPA

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is a clinical practicum in which students are in supervised clinical practice 4 days per week for 5 weeks plus prescribed independent learning (total subject hours 160). Prior to commencing this subject, students must complete a compulsory five day pre-clinical program comprising of a one day seminar at their enrolled La Trobe University campus, followed by four days of orientation and learning within their clinical school. Clinical practicums are supervised by registered physiotherapists and may be organised outside normal teaching weeks. Students will develop specific competencies in the assessment of clients'/patients' problems and needs, the analysis of assessment findings, the formulation of short and long term goals and the development, implementation and evaluation of intervention plans. Students at this level will apply specialised knowledge, cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate autonomy, expert judgement, adaptability and responsibility as a learner.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKate Lawler

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed PTY4MUP, PTY4NEP, PTY4CAP, PTY4PCP and be enrolled in one of the following courses: HZHSPP, HZHSPB - Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Physiotherapy Practice. HMPYP, HMPTP, HMPTPB, HMPYPB - Master of Physiotherapy Practice.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Week 05-09, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 05 - 09
One 4.0 days problem based learning other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 05 to week 09 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed after the seminar and before clinical placement."

Placement - Off Site Week: 05 - 09
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 05 to week 09 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Seminar Week: 05 - 09
One 1.0 days seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 05 to week 09 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool.Hurdle requirement: Students must pass 2 distinct sections. If students don't pass both sections but subject mark is greater or equal to 50 a clinical hurdle examination will be granted.100

Bendigo, 2014, Week 10-14, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 10 - 14
One 4.0 days problem based learning other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed after the seminar and before clinical placement."

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 14
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Seminar Week: 10 - 14
One 1.0 days seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool.Hurdle requirement: Students must pass 2 distinct sections. If students don't pass both sections but subject mark is greater or equal to 50 a clinical hurdle examination will be granted.100

Bendigo, 2014, Week 15-19, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 15 - 19
One 4.0 days problem based learning other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed after the seminar and before clinical placement."

Placement - Off Site Week: 15 - 19
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Seminar Week: 15 - 19
One 1.0 days seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool.Hurdle requirement: Students must pass 2 distinct sections. If students don't pass both sections but subject mark is greater or equal to 50 a clinical hurdle examination will be granted.100

Bendigo, 2014, Week 20-24, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 20 - 24
One 4.0 days problem based learning other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 20 to week 24 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed after the seminar and before clinical placement."

Placement - Off Site Week: 20 - 24
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 20 to week 24 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Seminar Week: 20 - 24
One 1.0 days seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 20 to week 24 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool.Hurdle requirement: Students must pass 2 distinct sections. If students don't pass both sections but subject mark is greater or equal to 50 a clinical hurdle examination will be granted.100

Bendigo, 2014, Week 25-29, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 25 - 29
One 4.0 days problem based learning other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed after the seminar and before clinical placement."

Placement - Off Site Week: 25 - 29
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Seminar Week: 25 - 29
One 1.0 days seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool.Hurdle requirement: Students must pass 2 distinct sections. If students don't pass both sections but subject mark is greater or equal to 50 a clinical hurdle examination will be granted.100

Bendigo, 2014, Week 30-34, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 30 - 34
One 4.0 days problem based learning other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed after the seminar and before clinical placement."

Placement - Off Site Week: 30 - 34
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Seminar Week: 30 - 34
One 1.0 days seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool.Hurdle requirement: Students must pass 2 distinct sections. If students don't pass both sections but subject mark is greater or equal to 50 a clinical hurdle examination will be granted.100

Bendigo, 2014, Week 35-39, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 35 - 39
One 4.0 days problem based learning other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed after the seminar and before clinical placement."

Placement - Off Site Week: 35 - 39
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Seminar Week: 35 - 39
One 1.0 days seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool.Hurdle requirement: Students must pass 2 distinct sections. If students don't pass both sections but subject mark is greater or equal to 50 a clinical hurdle examination will be granted.100

Bendigo, 2014, Week 40-44, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 40 - 44
One 4.0 days problem based learning other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed after the seminar and before clinical placement."

Placement - Off Site Week: 40 - 44
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Seminar Week: 40 - 44
One 1.0 days seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool.Hurdle requirement: Students must pass 2 distinct sections. If students don't pass both sections but subject mark is greater or equal to 50 a clinical hurdle examination will be granted.100

Bendigo, 2014, Week 45-49, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 45 - 49
One 4.0 days problem based learning other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 49 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed after the seminar and before clinical placement."

Placement - Off Site Week: 45 - 49
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 49 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Seminar Week: 45 - 49
One 1.0 days seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 49 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool.Hurdle requirement: Students must pass 2 distinct sections. If students don't pass both sections but subject mark is greater or equal to 50 a clinical hurdle examination will be granted.100

Melbourne, 2014, Week 05-09, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Lawler

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
One 4.0 days problem based learning other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed after the seminar and before clinical placement."

Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Seminar
One 1.0 days seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool.Hurdle requirement: Students must pass 2 distinct sections. If students don't pass both sections but subject mark is greater or equal to 50 a clinical hurdle examination will be granted.100

Melbourne, 2014, Week 10-14, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Lawler

Class requirements

Seminar
One 1.0 days seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Problem Based Learning
One 4.0 days problem based learning other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed after the seminar and before clinical placement."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool.Hurdle requirement: Students must pass 2 distinct sections. If students don't pass both sections but subject mark is greater or equal to 50 a clinical hurdle examination will be granted.100

Melbourne, 2014, Week 15-19, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Lawler

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
One 4.0 days problem based learning other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed after the seminar and before clinical placement."

Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Seminar
One 1.0 days seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool.Hurdle requirement: Students must pass 2 distinct sections. If students don't pass both sections but subject mark is greater or equal to 50 a clinical hurdle examination will be granted.100

Melbourne, 2014, Week 20-24, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Lawler

Class requirements

Seminar
One 1.0 days seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Problem Based Learning
One 4.0 days problem based learning other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed after the seminar and before clinical placement."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool.Hurdle requirement: Students must pass 2 distinct sections. If students don't pass both sections but subject mark is greater or equal to 50 a clinical hurdle examination will be granted.100

Melbourne, 2014, Week 25-29, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Lawler

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
One 4.0 days problem based learning other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed after the seminar and before clinical placement."

Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Seminar
One 1.0 days seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool.Hurdle requirement: Students must pass 2 distinct sections. If students don't pass both sections but subject mark is greater or equal to 50 a clinical hurdle examination will be granted.100

Melbourne, 2014, Week 30-34, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Lawler

Class requirements

Seminar
One 1.0 days seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Problem Based Learning
One 4.0 days problem based learning other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed after the seminar and before clinical placement."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool.Hurdle requirement: Students must pass 2 distinct sections. If students don't pass both sections but subject mark is greater or equal to 50 a clinical hurdle examination will be granted.100

Melbourne, 2014, Week 35-39, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Lawler

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
One 4.0 days problem based learning other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed after the seminar and before clinical placement."

Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Seminar
One 1.0 days seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool.Hurdle requirement: Students must pass 2 distinct sections. If students don't pass both sections but subject mark is greater or equal to 50 a clinical hurdle examination will be granted.100

Melbourne, 2014, Week 40-44, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Lawler

Class requirements

Seminar
One 1.0 days seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Problem Based Learning
One 4.0 days problem based learning other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed after the seminar and before clinical placement."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool.Hurdle requirement: Students must pass 2 distinct sections. If students don't pass both sections but subject mark is greater or equal to 50 a clinical hurdle examination will be granted.100

Melbourne, 2014, Week 45-49, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Lawler

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
One 4.0 days problem based learning other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed after the seminar and before clinical placement."

Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Seminar
One 1.0 days seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool.Hurdle requirement: Students must pass 2 distinct sections. If students don't pass both sections but subject mark is greater or equal to 50 a clinical hurdle examination will be granted.100