PROFESSIONAL PRACTICUM F

PTY5PPF

2020

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-ordinatorAndrew Hahne

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted into one of the following course codes: HZPHPB, HZPHPP, HZHSPB, HMPYPB, HMPYP; and must have passed all subjects in: PTY5PPC and PTY5PPD

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.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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

Activities:
Clinical Assessment: Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice Tool - items 8, 9, 19, 20
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Week 10-14, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 14
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 10 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4 days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 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, 2020, Week 20-24, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 20 - 24
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 20 to week 24 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4 days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 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, 2020, Week 25-29, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 25 - 29
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 25 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4 days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 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, 2020, Week 30-34, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 30 - 34
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4 days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 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, 2020, Week 35-39, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 35 - 39
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4 days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 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, 2020, Week 40-44, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 40 - 44
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4 days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 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, 2020, Week 45-51, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 45 - 49
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 45 to week 49 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4 days per week) equivalent to 160 hours. Placement occurs week 45-49."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 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, 2020, Week 15-20, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 15 - 19
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 15 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4 days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 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, 2020, Week 06-10, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 06 - 10
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 06 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4 days per week) equivalent to 160 hours. Placement occurs Week 5-9."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 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, 2020, Week 10-14, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Hahne

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 14
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 10 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4 days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 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, 2020, Week 20-24, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Hahne

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 20 - 24
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 20 to week 24 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4 days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 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, 2020, Week 25-29, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Hahne

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 25 - 29
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 25 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4 days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 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, 2020, Week 30-34, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Hahne

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 30 - 34
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4 days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 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, 2020, Week 35-39, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Hahne

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 35 - 39
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4 days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 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, 2020, Week 40-44, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Hahne

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 40 - 44
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4 days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 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, 2020, Week 45-51, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Hahne

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 45 - 49
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 45 to week 49 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4 days per week) equivalent to 160 hours. Placement occurs Week 45-49."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 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, 2020, Week 15-20, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Hahne

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 15 - 20
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 15 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4 days per week) equivalent to 160 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 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, 2020, Week 06-10, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Hahne

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 06 - 10
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 06 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4 days per week) equivalent to 160 hours. Placement occurs from Week 5-9."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 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