PROFESSIONAL PRACTICUM A

PTY5PPA

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is the first of 6 professional practicum subjects across different specific areas of practice. Students are required to meet competency in 6 specific practice areas to meet professional accreditation requirements. In this subject students are in supervised clinical practice for 20 days over 5 weeks and prescribed independent learning (total subject hours 160). Prior to commencing this subject students must complete a compulsory 5 day pre-clinical program comprising a 1 day seminar at their La Trobe University campus, followed by 4 days of orientation and learning within their clinical school. Clinical practicums are supervised by registered physiotherapists and may be organised outside normal teaching weeks. Students will develop specific competencies in the assessment of clients' problems and needs, analysis of assessment findings, formulation of short and long term goals and development, implementation and evaluation of intervention plans. Students will apply specialised knowledge, cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate autonomy, expert judgement, adaptability and responsibility as a learner.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAlison Kuter

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 PTY4MUP, PTY4NEP, PTY4CAP, PTY4PCP and be admitted in one of the following courses: HZHSPB, HZPHPP, HZPHPB, HMPYP, HMPYPB

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 required160 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Domestic - regional
Domestic - metro
International - regional
International - metro

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Practice responsibly, applying professional behaviour in one specific area of practice appropriate to at least the minimum standard expected for a beginner/entry level physiotherapist.
02. Communicate effectively and appropriately with clients, carers, family and health professional colleagues in one specific area of practice to at least the minimum standard expected for a beginner/entry level physiotherapist.
03. Conduct sensitive and case specific client interviews to at least the minimum standard expected for a beginner/entry level physiotherapist in a specific practice area.
04. Perform safe, systematic, efficient and accurate physical assessments.
05. Analyse and interpret assessment findings accurately to identify client's problems and set realistic short and long terms goals for a specific practice area.
06. Evaluate evidence to select, perform, monitor and progress interventions safely in a specific area of practice and appropriately in collaboration with clients.
07. Implement discharge planning to address client and carer's needs for ongoing care in one specific area of practice.
08. Plan and initiate effective education/health promotion in one specific area of practice with clients and caregivers.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Week 06-10, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRachael McAleer

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 0 - 0
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Completed prior to placement.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 0 - 0
Four 8.00 h problem based learning per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 0 - 0
One 20.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool. The assessment will be specific to the area of practice in this practicumN/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 06-10, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlison Kuter

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 0 - 0
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Completed prior to placement.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 0 - 0
Four 8.00 h problem based learning per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 0 - 0
One 20.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool. The assessment will be specific to the area of practice in this practicumN/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Bendigo, 2021, Week 10-14, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRachael McAleer

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 0 - 0
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Completed prior to placement.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 0 - 0
Four 8.00 h problem based learning per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 0 - 0
One 20.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool. The assessment will be specific to the area of practice in this practicumN/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 10-14, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlison Kuter

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 0 - 0
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Completed prior to placement.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 0 - 0
Four 8.00 h problem based learning per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 0 - 0
One 20.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool. The assessment will be specific to the area of practice in this practicumN/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Bendigo, 2021, Week 15-20, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRachael McAleer

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 0 - 0
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Completed prior to placement.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 0 - 0
Four 8.00 h problem based learning per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 0 - 0
One 20.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool. The assessment will be specific to the area of practice in this practicumN/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 15-20, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlison Kuter

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 0 - 0
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Completed prior to placement.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 0 - 0
Four 8.00 h problem based learning per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 0 - 0
One 20.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool. The assessment will be specific to the area of practice in this practicumN/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Bendigo, 2021, Week 20-24, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRachael McAleer

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 0 - 0
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Completed prior to placement.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 0 - 0
Four 8.00 h problem based learning per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 0 - 0
One 20.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool. The assessment will be specific to the area of practice in this practicumN/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 20-24, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlison Kuter

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 0 - 0
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Completed prior to placement.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 0 - 0
Four 8.00 h problem based learning per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 0 - 0
One 20.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool. The assessment will be specific to the area of practice in this practicumN/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Bendigo, 2021, Week 25-29, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRachael McAleer

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 0 - 0
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Completed prior to placement.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 0 - 0
Four 8.00 h problem based learning per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 0 - 0
One 20.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool. The assessment will be specific to the area of practice in this practicumN/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 25-29, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlison Kuter

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 0 - 0
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Completed prior to placement.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 0 - 0
Four 8.00 h problem based learning per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 0 - 0
One 20.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool. The assessment will be specific to the area of practice in this practicumN/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Bendigo, 2021, Week 30-34, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRachael McAleer

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 0 - 0
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Completed prior to placement.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 0 - 0
Four 8.00 h problem based learning per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 0 - 0
One 20.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool. The assessment will be specific to the area of practice in this practicumN/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 30-34, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlison Kuter

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 0 - 0
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Completed prior to placement.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 0 - 0
Four 8.00 h problem based learning per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 0 - 0
One 20.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool. The assessment will be specific to the area of practice in this practicumN/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Bendigo, 2021, Week 35-39, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRachael McAleer

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 0 - 0
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Completed prior to placement.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 0 - 0
Four 8.00 h problem based learning per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 0 - 0
One 20.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool. The assessment will be specific to the area of practice in this practicumN/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 35-39, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlison Kuter

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 0 - 0
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Completed prior to placement.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 0 - 0
Four 8.00 h problem based learning per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 0 - 0
One 20.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool. The assessment will be specific to the area of practice in this practicumN/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Bendigo, 2021, Week 40-44, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRachael McAleer

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 0 - 0
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Completed prior to placement.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 0 - 0
Four 8.00 h problem based learning per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 0 - 0
One 20.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool. The assessment will be specific to the area of practice in this practicumN/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 40-44, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlison Kuter

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 0 - 0
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Completed prior to placement.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 0 - 0
Four 8.00 h problem based learning per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 0 - 0
One 20.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool. The assessment will be specific to the area of practice in this practicumN/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Bendigo, 2021, Week 45-51, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRachael McAleer

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 0 - 0
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Completed prior to placement.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 0 - 0
Four 8.00 h problem based learning per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 0 - 0
One 20.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool. The assessment will be specific to the area of practice in this practicumN/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 45-51, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlison Kuter

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 0 - 0
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Completed prior to placement.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 0 - 0
Four 8.00 h problem based learning per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 0 - 0
One 20.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Continuous clinical assessment using the National Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) tool. The assessment will be specific to the area of practice in this practicumN/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8