Develops the skills of practice of an Accredited Exercise Physiologist with a particular focus on initial communication, consultation, and evidence based practice.
- Defining an Exercise Physiologist and the multidisciplinary team
- General principles of clinical practice
- Clinical communication
- Introduction to evidence based practice
- Pharmacology and health
- General principles of physical activity and exercise assessment
- Holistic case study development
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Demonstrate knowledge of roles of health care providers||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|2||Recall and apply knowledge of professional skills for the Clinical Exercise Physiologist||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|3||Demonstrate skills in clinical communication||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|4||Evaluate, interpret and apply research knowledge for the purpose of evidence based practice||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|5||Demonstrate knowledge of pharmacology related to health||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|6||Apply general principles of exercise and physical activity assessment and prescription for target pathologies within clinical populations||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|7||Demonstrate professional and holistic approach to client care||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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