PROFESSIONAL PRACTICUM A

EXS5PPA

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will complete 140 hours of professional practicum within an approved health organisation. These hours will contribute to the requirements for registration as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist with Exercise and Sports Science Australia. Your professional skills, including communication skills, assessment and clinical exercise prescription skills will be developed under direct supervision from appropriately qualified and experienced clinicians working in a range of healthcare settings. You will develop your ability to be a reflective practitioner through learning activities completed while undertaking your practicum.  Students will complete a pre-clinical program as part of EXS5PPA and prior to commencing practicum.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJane McCaig

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed two of subjects from EXS4ACD and EXS4AND and EXS4AMD.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Implement a range of strategies for communicating with patients, medical and allied health professionals.

Activities:
Clinical placement

02. Investigate and apply skills in exercise assessment to inform management strategies in clinical populations.

Activities:
Clinical placement Treatment plan

03. Apply advanced theoretical knowledge of, and skills in, exercise-based interventions to implement effective healthcare delivery in clinical populations.

Activities:
Clinical placement Treatment plan

04. Critically reflect upon theory, contemporary research and supervision feedback to improve professional practice.

Activities:
Treatment plan Reflective journal

05. Apply clinical exercise physiology principles that demonstrate adaptability and responsibility.

Activities:
Clinical placement

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Week 15-20, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 15 - 20
Twenty 1.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 15 - 20
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 20 and delivered via blended.
"Online Lecture"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical performance assessment (2,500-words equivalent)Assessment is conducted by agency clinical supervisor via using the Exercise Physiology Clinical Assessment tool40 01, 02, 03, 05
Online reflective journal (2,000-words equivalent)Reflection on learning and professional practice that occurs during practicum40 04
Exercise Physiology treatment plan (1,000-words)Treatment plan is for a de-identified patient the student is working with during practicum20 02, 03, 04

Bendigo, 2020, Week 20-24, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 20 - 24
Twenty 1.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 20 to week 24 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 20 - 24
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 20 to week 24 and delivered via blended.
"Online Lecture"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical performance assessment (2,500-words equivalent)Assessment is conducted by agency clinical supervisor via using the Exercise Physiology Clinical Assessment tool40 01, 02, 03, 05
Online reflective journal (2,000-words equivalent)Reflection on learning and professional practice that occurs during practicum40 04
Exercise Physiology treatment plan (1,000-words)Treatment plan is for a de-identified patient the student is working with during practicum20 02, 03, 04

Bendigo, 2020, Week 25-29, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 25 - 29
Twenty 1.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 25 - 29
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 29 and delivered via blended.
"Online Lecture"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical performance assessment (2,500-words equivalent)Assessment is conducted by agency clinical supervisor via using the Exercise Physiology Clinical Assessment tool40 01, 02, 03, 05
Online reflective journal (2,000-words equivalent)Reflection on learning and professional practice that occurs during practicum40 04
Exercise Physiology treatment plan (1,000-words)Treatment plan is for a de-identified patient the student is working with during practicum20 02, 03, 04

Bendigo, 2020, Week 09-15, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 14
Twenty 1.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 14
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 14 and delivered via blended.
"Online Lecture"

Seminar Week: 09 - 09
One 6.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 09 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Pre-clinical program for all students"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical performance assessment (2,500-words equivalent)Assessment is conducted by agency clinical supervisor via using the Exercise Physiology Clinical Assessment tool40 01, 02, 03, 05
Online reflective journal (2,000-words equivalent)Reflection on learning and professional practice that occurs during practicum40 04
Exercise Physiology treatment plan (1,000-words)Treatment plan is for a de-identified patient the student is working with during practicum20 02, 03, 04