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 Health, 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 or HHPB
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or Uni sourced
Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject
Total hours/days required16 hours
Location of WBL activity (region)Domestic - metro
WBL addtional requirementsPolice check and WWC
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
LectureWeek: 10 - 16
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.
Placement - Off SiteWeek: 18 - 21
One 4.00 hours 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
PracticalWeek: 10 - 16
One 2.00 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.
SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours 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
WorkShopWeek: 10 - 16
One 1.00 hour 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
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Critical thinking assignment 750 words equivalent
1000 word written assignment