Aims to build on previous experience and to provide students with continued supervised clinical experience in integrated naturopathic practice combining phytotherapy, nutrition, homœopathy and tactile therapies within a student clinic.
Whilst in clinic it is expected that students will participate and gain skills in the following areas:
- Case management - assessment, diagnosis, planning, therapeutic intervention, evaluation
- Critical review of cases by peer and supervisor interaction
- Clinic management (dispensary, room monitor, promotional events)
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||Clinical a) take a comprehensive, skilful and in-depth health history from a patient b) undertake a thorough clinical assessment and examination of a patient c) generate all relevant differential diagnoses and a working diagnosis for a specific case d) develop a detailed management plan for a specific case e) demonstrate advanced practical skills in the management of clinical cases f) competently manage dispensary duties g) overall, demonstrate a professional level of clinical skills||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||Professional a) demonstrate highly developed interpersonal relating skills, workplace professionalism and teamwork b) demonstrate advanced professional competence, attitudes and standards appropriate for professional practice c) safely and competently determine the limitations of naturopathic practice d) competently refer to other health care professionals e) engage in continuing education related to field of work||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|3||Communication a) competently present oral and written case studies b) professionally communicate by written and oral means with patients, peers, staff and other health care professionals||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|4||Integration a) explain the integration of naturopathic modalities across a broad range of cases b) apply holistic principles across a range of cases||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||Critical thinking a) critically review literature in the field of natural medicine b) show evidence of critical reflection of approaches to naturopathic practice||Intellectual rigour|
- 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
Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.