PROFESSIONAL PRACTICUM E

PTY5PPE

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.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJanet McConville

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted into one of the following course codes: HZPHPB, HZPHPP, HZHSPB, HMPYPB, HMPYP

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectEntire subject

Total hours/days required160 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Domestic-Regional
Domestic-Metro
International-Regional
International-Metro

WBL addtional requirementsVarious location options - metro, regional, interstate, international.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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.
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.
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.
04. Perform safe, systematic, efficient and accurate physical assessments.
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.
06. Evaluate evidence to select, perform, monitor and progress interventions safely in a specific area of practice and appropriately in collaboration with clients.
07. Implement discharge planning to address client and carer's needs for ongoing care in one specific area of practice.
08. Plan and initiate effective education/health promotion in one specific area of practice with clients and caregivers.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Week 06-10, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 6 - 10
One 20.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 6 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 practicum

N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Week 06-10, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJanet McConville

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 6 - 10
One 20.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 6 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 practicum

N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Bendigo, 2020, Week 10-14, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 14
One 20.00 d 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 practicum

N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Week 10-14, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJanet McConville

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 14
One 20.00 d 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 practicum

N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Bendigo, 2020, Week 15-20, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 15 - 19
One 20.00 d 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 practicum

N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Week 15-20, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJanet McConville

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 15 - 19
One 20.00 d 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 practicum

N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Bendigo, 2020, Week 20-24, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 20 - 24
One 20.00 d 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 practicum

N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Week 20-24, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJanet McConville

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 20 - 24
One 20.00 d 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 practicum

N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Bendigo, 2020, Week 25-29, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 25 - 29
One 20.00 d 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 practicum

N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Week 25-29, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJanet McConville

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 25 - 29
One 20.00 d 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 practicum

N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Bendigo, 2020, Week 30-34, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 30 - 34
One 20.00 d 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 practicum

N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Week 30-34, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJanet McConville

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 30 - 34
One 20.00 d 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 practicum

N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Bendigo, 2020, Week 35-39, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 35 - 39
One 20.00 d 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 practicum

N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Week 35-39, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJanet McConville

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 35 - 39
One 20.00 d 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 practicum

N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Bendigo, 2020, Week 40-44, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 40 - 44
One 20.00 d 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 practicum

N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Week 40-44, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJanet McConville

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 40 - 44
One 20.00 d 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 practicum

N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Bendigo, 2020, Week 45-51, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 45 - 51
One 20.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 45 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4 days per week) equivalent to 160 hours. Placement occurs from week 45-49."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 practicum

N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Week 45-51, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJanet McConville

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 45 - 51
One 20.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 45 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 5 weeks of placement (4 days per week) equivalent to 160 hours. Placement occurs from Week 45-49."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 practicum

N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8