|Gold Coast||Session 1||Session 1|
Provides students with the experience of working with a mixed caseload, and with clients exhibiting profiles, not previously encountered. Students apply clinical reasoning, profession specific and inter-professional skills to clients with a range of disorders.
Theory and preclinical information on:
- Principles of interdisciplinary practice and roles within interdisciplinary teams
- Evidence-based practice using the International Classification of Functioning (ICF), Disability and Health Framework
- Clinical reasoning and treatment planning for clients with a range of disorders
- Discipline specific assessment and intervention techniques
- Interdisciplinary approaches to patient management.
Simulated and actual clinic experience (under supervision) in:
- Assessing and interpreting clinical data
- Writing reports of finding; providing recommendations regarding intervention and planning for intervention
- Presentation and discussion of client details to audiences as appropriate
- Selecting outcome measurements to track progress of clients
- Applying profession specific and inter-professional assessment and intervention skills.
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||apply effective clinical reasoning, profession specific and inter-professional skills for clients with a range of disorders, and critically reflect on clinical practice||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||conceptualise and integrate use of the ICF, Disability and Health framework in the diagnosis of impairment (body function and structure) and its impact on life activities and participation||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||assess, plan, implement, measure and evaluate intervention for clients and their caregivers based on appropriate evidence, and using relevant technologies||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|4||write professional reports that include recommendations based on evidence and justified with clinical reasoning||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|5||identify and describe the roles of members of the inter-disciplinary team involved in client management and care||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
- Higgs, J, Ajjawi, R, McAllister, L, Trede, F, & Loftus, S, 2012, Communicating in the health sciences, 3rd edn, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic. ISBN: 9780195579048.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.