Further develops the skills of practice of an Accredited Exercise Physiologist with a particular focus on ongoing client care and practice management skills.
- The Australian health care system
- Caring for compensable clients (legislation, systems, policies and procedure)
- Correct utilisation of the Medicare system for individual and Group Services
- Examining exercise physiology services under funding from the Department of Veteran Affairs
- Psychology of exercise prescription
- Successful client care
- Group programs
- Self-management for chronic conditions
- Business considerations for clinical exercise physiologists
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||recall and apply knowledge of professional skills for the Clinical Exercise Physiologist including health compensation legislation, administration and reporting and also to confidently monitor and evaluate general lifestyle intervention and rehabilitation programs for reporting.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|2||apply general principles of exercise prescription for target pathologies within clinical populations||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|3||apply appropriate strategies to support exercise prescription and the management of clients in their approach and engagement with exercise||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|4||develop presentation skills for the lay population||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|5||design and supervise exercise in group, workplace and community settings with consideration of mixed ability groups||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|6||apply a holistic approach to the facilitation of positive client health change||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|7||develop an understanding of small business management.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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