ORTHOPTIC CLINICAL PRACTICE A

ORT5CLA

2017

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 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled course code: HZVSO and must have passed all subjects in: [ORT4OID or ORT4AOD] and [ORT4NEM or ORT4EYS] and ORT4CON and ORT4OPP and ORT4REF OR Must be enrolled one of the following course codes: HMORT, HZHORT and must have passed all subjects in [ORT4OID or ORT4AOD] and [ORT4NEM or ORT4EYS] and ORT4CON and ORT4OPP.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Only available to students enrolled in Orthoptics

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Communicate effectively and appropriately with patients and their families and health professionals to the level of a novice

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,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Articulate and translate technical orthoptic and ophthalmic information into practical advise for patients

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,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Demonstrate application of technologies to support effective communication

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,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2017, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorConnie Koklanis

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 39 - 42
One 5.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 39 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 1-week clinical block placement"

Lecture/Workshop Week: 31 - 39
One 1.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 39 and delivered via blended.

Seminar Week: 39 - 39
One 4.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 39 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Seminar held off-campus within the clinical school"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 10-minute practical examinationHurdle requirement. Students must pass this examination to obtain an overall pass in this subject50 01, 02
one 15-minute team video presentation (equivalent to 500-words)One reflective journal (equivalent to 1000 words). Hurdle requirement. Students must pass this examination to obtain an overall pass in this subject25 01, 03
one 1000 word written assignmentClinical placement attendance Hurdle requirement. Students must pass this examination to obtain an overall pass in this subject25 01, 03