PROFESSIONAL PRACTICUM B

EXS5PPB

2019

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 StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

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

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Select and apply appropriate strategies for communicating with patients, medical and allied health professionals, in clinical settings

Activities:
Clinical placement Oral case presentation

02. Plan and complete appropriate exercise assessments to inform management strategies in clinical populations.

Activities:
Clinical placement Oral case presentation

03. Justify the implementation of effective exercise-based interventions for clinical populations based on specialised theoretical knowledge.

Activities:
Clinical placement Oral case presentation

04. Critically reflect upon theory and contemporary research to identify areas of professional practice for development.

Activities:
Reflective journal Development of an Exercise Physiology philosophy

05. Apply clinical judgement and self-responsibility in a healthcare setting, different to the previous placement.

Activities:
Clinical placement

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2019, Week 10-14, 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.

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 10 - 14
One 2.0 hours 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."

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 online.
"Online lectures"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20-minute case presentation (1,000-words equivalent)Assessment consists of peer assessment and tutor assessment20 01, 02, 03, 04
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 tool40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Reflective journal (2,000-words)Assessment by tutor40 04

Bendigo, 2019, 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.

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 15 - 20
One 2.0 hours 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."

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 online.
"Online lectures"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20-minute case presentation (1,000-words equivalent)Assessment consists of peer assessment and tutor assessment20 01, 02, 03, 04
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 tool40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Reflective journal (2,000-words)Assessment by tutor40 04

Bendigo, 2019, 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.

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 20 - 24
One 2.0 hours 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."

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 online.
"Online lectures"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20-minute case presentation (1,000-words equivalent)Assessment consists of peer assessment and tutor assessment20 01, 02, 03, 04
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 tool40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Reflective journal (2,000-words)Assessment by tutor40 04

Bendigo, 2019, 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.

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 25 - 29
One 2.0 hours 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."

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 online.
"Online lectures"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20-minute case presentation (1,000-words equivalent)Assessment consists of peer assessment and tutor assessment20 01, 02, 03, 04
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 tool40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Reflective journal (2,000-words)Assessment by tutor40 04

Bendigo, 2019, Week 30-34, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 30 - 34
Twenty 1.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 30 - 34
One 2.0 hours 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."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 34
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via online.
"Online lectures"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20-minute case presentation (1,000-words equivalent)Assessment consists of peer assessment and tutor assessment20 01, 02, 03, 04
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 tool40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Reflective journal (2,000-words)Assessment by tutor40 04

Bendigo, 2019, Week 35-39, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 35 - 39
Twenty 1.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 35 - 39
One 2.0 hours 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."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 35 - 39
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via online.
"Online lectures"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20-minute case presentation (1,000-words equivalent)Assessment consists of peer assessment and tutor assessment20 01, 02, 03, 04
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 tool40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Reflective journal (2,000-words)Assessment by tutor40 04

Bendigo, 2019, Week 40-44, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 40 - 44
Twenty 1.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 40 - 44
One 2.0 hours 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."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 40 - 44
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via online.
"Online lectures"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20-minute case presentation (1,000-words equivalent)Assessment consists of peer assessment and tutor assessment20 01, 02, 03, 04
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 tool40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Reflective journal (2,000-words)Assessment by tutor40 04

Bendigo, 2019, Week 45-51, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 45 - 51
Twenty 1.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 45 - 51
One 2.0 hours 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."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45 - 51
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 51 and delivered via online.
"Online lectures"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20-minute case presentation (1,000-words equivalent)Assessment consists of peer assessment and tutor assessment20 01, 02, 03, 04
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 tool40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Reflective journal (2,000-words)Assessment by tutor40 04