PROFESSIONAL PRACTICUM A

PTY5PPA

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is one 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.


SchoolSchool Allied Health,Human Serv & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCasey Peiris

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

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

Special conditionsN/A

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.

Activities:
Clinical Assessment: Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice Tool - items 1, 2, 3, 4

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.

Activities:
Clinical Assessment: Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice Tool - items 5, 6.

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.

Activities:
Clinical Assessment: Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice Tool - items 7.

04. Perform safe, systematic, efficient and accurate physical assessments.

Activities:
Clinical Assessment: Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice Tool - items 8, 9, 19, 20.

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.

Activities:
Clinical Assessment: Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice Tool items 10, 11, 12, 19

06. Evaluate evidence to select, perform, monitor and progress interventions safely in a specific area of practice and appropriately in collaboration with clients.

Activities:
Clinical Assessment: Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice Tool - items 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20.

07. Implement discharge planning to address client and carer's needs for ongoing care in one specific area of practice.

Activities:
Clinical Assessment: Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice Tool - item 18, 19.

08. Plan and initiate effective education/health promotion in one specific area of practice with clients and caregivers.

Activities:
Clinical Assessment: Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice Tool - item 15.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2019, Week 10-14, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRachael McAleer

Class requirements

Seminar
One 8.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Problem Based Learning
Four 8.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement"

Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% 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 practicum100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08

Bendigo, 2019, Week 20-24, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRachael McAleer

Class requirements

Seminar
One 8.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Problem Based Learning
Four 8.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement"

Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% 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 practicum100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08

Bendigo, 2019, Week 25-29, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRachael McAleer

Class requirements

Seminar
One 8.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Problem Based Learning
Four 8.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement"

Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% 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 practicum100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08

Bendigo, 2019, Week 30-34, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRachael McAleer

Class requirements

Seminar
One 8.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Problem Based Learning
Four 8.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement"

Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% 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 practicum100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08

Bendigo, 2019, Week 35-39, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRachael McAleer

Class requirements

Seminar
One 8.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Problem Based Learning
Four 8.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement"

Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% 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 practicum100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08

Bendigo, 2019, Week 40-44, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRachael McAleer

Class requirements

Seminar
One 8.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Problem Based Learning
Four 8.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement"

Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% 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 practicum100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08

Bendigo, 2019, Week 45-51, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRachael McAleer

Class requirements

Seminar
One 8.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Problem Based Learning
Four 8.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement"

Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% 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 practicum100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08

Bendigo, 2019, Week 15-20, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRachael McAleer

Class requirements

Seminar
One 8.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Problem Based Learning
Four 8.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement"

Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% 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 practicum100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08

Bendigo, 2019, Week 06-10, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRachael McAleer

Class requirements

Seminar
One 8.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Problem Based Learning
Four 8.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement"

Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% 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 practicum100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08

Melbourne, 2019, Week 10-14, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCasey Peiris

Class requirements

Seminar
One 8.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Problem Based Learning
Four 8.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement"

Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% 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 practicum100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08

Melbourne, 2019, Week 20-24, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCasey Peiris

Class requirements

Seminar
One 8.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Problem Based Learning
Four 8.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement"

Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% 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 practicum100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08

Melbourne, 2019, Week 25-29, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCasey Peiris

Class requirements

Seminar
One 8.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Problem Based Learning
Four 8.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement"

Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% 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 practicum100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08

Melbourne, 2019, Week 30-34, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCasey Peiris

Class requirements

Seminar
One 8.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Problem Based Learning
Four 8.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement"

Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% 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 practicum100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08

Melbourne, 2019, Week 35-39, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCasey Peiris

Class requirements

Seminar
One 8.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Problem Based Learning
Four 8.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement"

Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% 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 practicum100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08

Melbourne, 2019, Week 40-44, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCasey Peiris

Class requirements

Seminar
One 8.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Problem Based Learning
Four 8.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement"

Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% 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 practicum100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08

Melbourne, 2019, Week 45-51, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCasey Peiris

Class requirements

Seminar
One 8.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Problem Based Learning
Four 8.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement"

Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% 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 practicum100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08

Melbourne, 2019, Week 15-20, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCasey Peiris

Class requirements

Seminar
One 8.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Problem Based Learning
Four 8.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement"

Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% 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 practicum100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08

Melbourne, 2019, Week 06-10, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCasey Peiris

Class requirements

Seminar
One 8.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Completed prior to placement."

Problem Based Learning
Four 8.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical placement orientation completed off-campus after the seminar and before clinical placement"

Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% 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 practicum100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08