Provides student allied health practitioners with the opportunity to apply multi-modality techniques. The inter-professional practice context in which this practicum occurs allows students to demonstrate innovative practice.
Theory and preclinical information on:
- Clinical treatment and planning intervention for paediatric and adult clients with a range of disorders and level of complexity
- Multimodality in assessment and intervention within different contexts
- Applying the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health Framework and evidence-based practice in client management
- Designing information programs using technology
- Using technology and other resources for best practice
Supervised clinical experience in:
- Screening and assessing clients and taking baseline measurements
- Planning and implementing intervention programs with clients using a multimodal approach
- Measuring outcomes, reviewing programs and writing reports
- Identifying and applying effective discipline specific and inter-professional practice principles
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||assess clients and plan, develop and implement appropriate multimodal intervention methods||Creativity|
|2||critically appraise multimodal intervention approaches and outcomes of programs||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||create and implement plans for intervention that take into consideration evidence based practice and the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health Framework||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||communicate (verbal and written) professionally with clients and relevant others||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||identify and apply effective discipline specific and inter-professional practice principles||Knowledge of a discipline|
- Higgs, J., Ajjawi, R., McAllister, L., Trede, F., and Loftus, S., 2012, Communicating in the health sciences, 3rd, Oxford University Press, Sydney. ISBN: 9780195579048.
Teaching and assessment
|Lecture on-site 3 hours (Weeks 11, 12, 13)|
|Workshop on-site 1 hour (Weeks 11, 12, 13)|
|Community/Professional placement 8 hours (12 days over S2 & S3)|
|Structured online learning 3 hours (Across the session)|
|Clinical Skills - Podiatry Students (DOPS) Speech Pathology Students (COMPASS)||SR|
Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2016 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.