PROFESSIONAL PRACTICUM B

EXS5PPB

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will complete 140 hours of professional placement 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. You will need to prove your professional skills, including communication and patient assessment. You will expand your clinical exercise prescription skills, under direct supervision from appropriately qualified and experienced clinicians working in a range of healthcare settings. You need to demonstrate your ability to be a reflective practitioner through the completion of specific learning activities during your professional placement. You will further develop your critical analysis and communication skills through oral case presentations.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJane McCaig

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed two of the following subjects: EXS4ACD, EXS4AND, EXS4AMD

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectEntire subject

Total hours/days required140 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Flexible

WBL addtional requirementsPolice Check, Working with Children Check, immunisation status, supervisors need meet professional body requirements.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Select and apply appropriate strategies for communicating with patients, medical and allied health professionals, in clinical settings
02. Plan and complete appropriate exercise assessments to inform management strategies in clinical populations.
03. Justify the implementation of effective exercise-based interventions for clinical populations based on specialised theoretical knowledge.
04. Critically reflect upon theory and contemporary research to identify areas of professional practice for development.
05. Apply clinical judgement and self-responsibility in a healthcare setting, different to the previous placement.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Week 10-14, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Collaborative Based LearningWeek: 10 - 14
One 2.00 h collaborative based learning per study period on weekdays at night from week 10 to week 14 and delivered via online.
Students will present a patient case related to their clinical placement via a collaborative online environment.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 10 - 14
Twenty 1.00 d 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 ClassWeek: 10 - 14
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 14 and delivered via online.
Online lectures

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 20-minute case presentation (1,000-words equivalent) Assessment consists of peer assessment and tutor assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Clinical assessment of practicum at end of teaching period (2,500-words equivalent) Assessment is provided by clinical supervisor via the Exercise Physiology clinical assessment toolN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
Reflective journal (2,000-words) Assessment by tutorN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, Week 15-20, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Collaborative Based LearningWeek: 15 - 20
One 2.00 h collaborative based learning per study period on weekdays at night from week 15 to week 20 and delivered via online.
Students will present a patient case related to their clinical placement via a collaborative online environment.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 15 - 20
Twenty 1.00 d 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 ClassWeek: 15 - 20
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 20 and delivered via online.
Online lectures

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 20-minute case presentation (1,000-words equivalent) Assessment consists of peer assessment and tutor assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Clinical assessment of practicum at end of teaching period (2,500-words equivalent) Assessment is provided by clinical supervisor via the Exercise Physiology clinical assessment toolN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
Reflective journal (2,000-words) Assessment by tutorN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, Week 20-24, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Collaborative Based LearningWeek: 20 - 24
One 2.00 h collaborative based learning per study period on weekdays at night from week 20 to week 24 and delivered via online.
Students will present a patient case related to their clinical placement via a collaborative online environment.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 20 - 24
Twenty 1.00 d 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 ClassWeek: 20 - 24
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 20 to week 24 and delivered via online.
Online lectures

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 20-minute case presentation (1,000-words equivalent) Assessment consists of peer assessment and tutor assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Clinical assessment of practicum at end of teaching period (2,500-words equivalent) Assessment is provided by clinical supervisor via the Exercise Physiology clinical assessment toolN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
Reflective journal (2,000-words) Assessment by tutorN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, Week 25-29, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Collaborative Based LearningWeek: 25 - 29
One 2.00 h collaborative based learning per study period on weekdays at night from week 25 to week 29 and delivered via online.
Students will present a patient case related to their clinical placement via a collaborative online environment.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 25 - 29
Twenty 1.00 d 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 ClassWeek: 25 - 29
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 29 and delivered via online.
Online lectures

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 20-minute case presentation (1,000-words equivalent) Assessment consists of peer assessment and tutor assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Clinical assessment of practicum at end of teaching period (2,500-words equivalent) Assessment is provided by clinical supervisor via the Exercise Physiology clinical assessment toolN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
Reflective journal (2,000-words) Assessment by tutorN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, Week 30-34, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Collaborative Based LearningWeek: 30 - 34
One 2.00 h collaborative based learning per study period on weekdays at night from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via online.
Students will present a patient case related to their clinical placement via a collaborative online environment.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 30 - 34
Twenty 1.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 34
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via online.
Online lectures

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 20-minute case presentation (1,000-words equivalent) Assessment consists of peer assessment and tutor assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Clinical assessment of practicum at end of teaching period (2,500-words equivalent) Assessment is provided by clinical supervisor via the Exercise Physiology clinical assessment toolN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
Reflective journal (2,000-words) Assessment by tutorN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, Week 35-39, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Collaborative Based LearningWeek: 35 - 39
One 2.00 h collaborative based learning per study period on weekdays at night from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via online.
Students will present patient case related to their clinical placement via a collaborative online environment.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 35 - 39
Twenty 1.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 35 - 39
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via online.
Online lectures

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 20-minute case presentation (1,000-words equivalent) Assessment consists of peer assessment and tutor assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Clinical assessment of practicum at end of teaching period (2,500-words equivalent) Assessment is provided by clinical supervisor via the Exercise Physiology clinical assessment toolN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
Reflective journal (2,000-words) Assessment by tutorN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, Week 40-44, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Collaborative Based LearningWeek: 40 - 44
One 2.00 h collaborative based learning per study period on weekdays at night from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via online.
Students will present a patient case related to their clinical placement via a collaborative online environment.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 40 - 44
Twenty 1.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 40 - 44
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via online.
Online lectures

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 20-minute case presentation (1,000-words equivalent) Assessment consists of peer assessment and tutor assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Clinical assessment of practicum at end of teaching period (2,500-words equivalent) Assessment is provided by clinical supervisor via the Exercise Physiology clinical assessment toolN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
Reflective journal (2,000-words) Assessment by tutorN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, Week 45-51, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Collaborative Based LearningWeek: 45 - 51
One 2.00 h collaborative based learning per study period on weekdays at night from week 45 to week 51 and delivered via online.
Students will present a patient case related to their clinical placement via a collaborative online environment.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 45 - 51
Twenty 1.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 45 - 51
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 51 and delivered via online.
Online lectures

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 20-minute case presentation (1,000-words equivalent) Assessment consists of peer assessment and tutor assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Clinical assessment of practicum at end of teaching period (2,500-words equivalent) Assessment is provided by clinical supervisor via the Exercise Physiology clinical assessment toolN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
Reflective journal (2,000-words) Assessment by tutorN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO4