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Coffs Harbour
Gold Coast
Lismore

Unit description

Offers students, as emerging practitioners, the opportunity to build on their capabilities to enter the workforce as they learn how to profile their career experience, support themselves and others in the workplace, to adapt to continuous change and the rise of new roles and responsibilities in healthcare. Students are given the opportunity to work alongside their inter-disciplinary colleagues in exploring their roles in leadership, education and research in ensuring best practice.  

Unit content

  1. Careers: the recruitment process and securing a job
  2. Careers
  3. Preparing to practice
  4. Professional development and learning
  5. Clinician as a leader
  6. Clinician as a researcher

Learning outcomes

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1construct professional employment strategies
2critically explore career pathways and associated professional development strategies, support and mentoring for life-long learning
3integrate capability and experience into employment applications
4evaluate the role of the health care professional in contributing to the evidence base in promoting quality person-centred care

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. construct professional employment strategies
  2. critically explore career pathways and associated professional development strategies, support and mentoring for life-long learning
  3. integrate capability and experience into employment applications
  4. evaluate the role of the health care professional in contributing to the evidence base in promoting quality person-centred care

Prescribed Learning Resources

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Seminar 2 hours (Weekly)
Tutorial 1 hour (Weekly)
Assessment
Exam: viva40%
Portfolio60%

Teaching method
Seminar 2 hours (Weekly)
Tutorial 1 hour (Weekly)
Assessment
Exam: viva40%
Portfolio60%

Teaching method
Seminar 2 hours (Weekly)
Tutorial 1 hour (Weekly)
Assessment
Exam: viva40%
Portfolio60%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the teaching period.

Fee information

Domestic

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International

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