COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
Credit points: 15
In this subject you will be introduced to a community engagement experience and develop relevant personal and professional skills. An understanding of the history of the physiotherapy profession, scope of practice and professional behaviour as outlined by codes of practice will be introduced. You will explore critical thinking, reflection and communication. A sense of professional identity as a health practitioner will also be introduced. The subject will involve a series of lectures, practical sessions, workshops and online components. You will also undertake a work integrated learning experience that will assist in the development of these skills.
SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport
Subject Co-ordinatorDeenika Benjamin
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Must be admitted in HHP
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Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDeenika Benjamin
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.
Placement - Off Site
One 4.00 h placement - off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Observational WIL placement"
One 2.00 h practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Unscheduled Online Class
One 2.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Students will access a range of online and multimedia resources, to support their learning, including mini lectorials, podcasts, quizzes"
One 1.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.
|Digital reflective portfolio 2000 words equivalent Initial development of a PebblePad portfolio that students will maintain throughout the course.||N/A||N/A||No||50||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|
|Critical thinking assignment 750 words equivalent Students will use same rubric to guide class activities in the weeks covering critical thinking to develop understanding of criteria and expectations||N/A||N/A||No||20||SILO2, SILO4|
|1000 word written assignment Structured reflective journal based on observation visits||N/A||N/A||No||30||SILO1, SILO3|