PRELIMINARY ORTHOPTIC CLINICAL PRACTICE

ORT4CLA

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you 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 you 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 you to progress to the fourth year Orthoptic Clinical Practice subjects.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLinda Malesic

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following course codes: HZVSO or HMORT and must have passed all subjects in: (ORT3CON or ORT4CON] and (ORT3OPP or ORT4OPP] and (ORT3ODG or ORT4OID or ORT4AOD or ORT4REF] and (ORT3NEO or ORT4EYS)

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 subjectPartial subject

Total hours/days required5 days

Location of WBL activity (region)Domestic - metro

WBL addtional requirementsWWCC, current year-dated police check, consent and acknowledgements form, schedule 3 student undertaking, immunisation and health screening history per https://www.latrobe.edu.au/students/opportunities/wil-placements/she/health-placements/immunisation

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Communicate complex knowledge clearly and coherently to diverse lay and professional audiences.
02. Formulate coherent clinical handover plans based on clinical data and specialist discipline knowledge.
03. Justify clinical investigation and patient management using an evidence based approach.
04. Manage ethical issues independently and responsibly in relation to orthoptic practice
05. Apply specialist knowledge to appropriately manage infection control in clinical and surgical assisting environments.
06. Design risk mitigation strategies to reduce potential adverse effects in clinical settings.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 31-45, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLinda Malesic

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 31 - 39
Eight 1.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.
Every week except 37

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 37 - 37
One 2.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 37 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 40 - 43
One 5.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 1-week clinical block placement

PracticalWeek: 31 - 39
One 1.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.
Practical class on aiding mobility in clinical practice.

PracticalWeek: 31 - 39
One 2.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.
Simulation practical on communication.

SeminarWeek: 39 - 39
One 4.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 39 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.
Seminar on clinical placements held off-campus within the clinical school

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two 10-minute practical examination (1,500-words equiv)Students must pass the two examinations to obtain an overall pass in this subject. The related mid-point level Key Elements Speaking, Cultural Literacy and Adaptability will be evaluated via this assessment and further assessed in the capstone subject ORT5 CLD.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

One 15-minute team video presentation (500-words equiv per student)3 students per team = 5 minute presentation per student. The related mid-point level Key Elements Speaking and Teamwork including leadership and working in groups will be evaluated via this assessment and further assessed in the capstone subject ORT5 CLD.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1

One written case report (2,000-word equiv)The related mid-point level Key Elements Autonomy and Independence, Study and Learning Skills and Writing will be evaluated via this assessment and further assessed in the capstone subjects ORT5 ORP and ORT5 CLD.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO4

Two 30 minute case assessments (1,000-words equiv. total)The related mid-point level Key Elements Cultural Literacy and Autonomy and Independence will be evaluated via this assessment and further assessed in the capstone subject ORT5 CLD.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6