PRELIMINARY ORTHOPTIC CLINICAL PRACTICE
Credit points: 15
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
Subject Co-ordinatorLinda Malesic
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Available as ElectiveNo
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)
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or 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
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 31-45, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLinda Malesic
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
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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