CLINICAL PRACTICE AND ENGAGEMENT
Credit points: 15
This subject presents students with the opportunity to be exposed to a variety of contemporary professional environments in Prosthetics and Orthotics in a clinical context. Upon successful completion of this subject, students must have demonstrated their ability to engage in professional clinical and technical prosthetic and orthotic services with a clinical supervisor or clinical team. Emphasis is placed on providing students with an opportunity to experience a range of clinical and technical environments, through participation within a team at their allocated facility. The opportunity to experience clinical exposure will exist in multiple teaching instances within private, public, domestic and international prosthetics and orthotics facilities. This subject aligns with extended clinical expectations and will ensure placement readiness for fourth year clinical school teaching and clinical placements.
SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport
Subject Co-ordinatorSarah Anderson
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Must be admitted in HZPOTC Bachelor of Applied Science / Master of Clinical Prosthetics and Orthotics (or prospective P&O graduate entry Master students (HMCPO)) Must have passed POR2TPO and POR2PGC
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or Uni sourced
Entire subject or partial subjectEntire subject
Total hours/days required35 hours
Location of WBL activity (region)Domestic - regional
Domestic - metro
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Other Site, 2021, Week 27-52, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSarah Anderson
Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 27 - 52
Two 2.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students will require information, orientation, placement criteria, e.g., WCC, Police checks and vaccination information.
Placement - Off SiteWeek: 27 - 52
One 7.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 1 week observational clinical placement
|2,500 word Unstructured Clinical Reflection (equivalent to 1,000 essay words) Reflection submitted via Pebble Pad. Reflection will guide students through self reflection of professional exposure and experiences.||N/A||N/A||No||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|
|Poster documentation of Clinical Experiences (equivalent to 1,250 words) Template supported in Pebble Pad. Poster presentation will focus on client assessment and treatments.||N/A||N/A||No||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3|
|Case Study Report (equivalent to 1,500 words) Template supported in Pebble Pad||N/A||N/A||No||40||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3|