This unit develops the skills of the commencing osteopathic clinician through patient contact, and develops teamwork and critical analytic skills in a team based research project.
Unit contentProvides over 200hrs of clinical practice under the supervision of one or more Osteopathic Clinical supervisors Students undertake learning experiences to develop professional behaviours and competencies, and integrate and apply theory and skills learned in previous units. Reflective practice and the development of clinical reasoning are key components of this unit.
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||Demonstrate skill in the taking of a full patient history||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|2||Perform a full patient physical examination in context||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|3||Demonstrate and explain the diagnostic process in a specific case context||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|4||Develop and explain a management plan and Commence a safe, rational and effective series of osteopathic treatments||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|5||Demonstrate professional behaviour and attitudes, including time management, data recording and reliability.||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|6||Demonstrate appropriate clinical reflective practice skills||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|7||Demonstrate ability to work collaboratively within a team through the planning and critical analysis of the relevant literature of a research project.||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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