Further develops the skills of the commencing osteopathic clinician by increasing patient contact and responsibility, deepens teamwork and critical analytic skills in a team based research project as data analysis and write-up progresses.
Students undertake learning experiences to further 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 advanced skills in conducting a full patient history||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|2||competently and safely perform a full patient physical examination with minimal supervisory support||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|3||develop defence of working diagnosis based on clinical reasoning skills||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|4||formulate 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 taking personal responsibility for patient management||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|6||Critically reflect on own clinical performance and identify areas for professional development||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|7||work collaboratively within a team through the data analysis and preparation of a final report.||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
- For physical examination and history taking: Bickley, L & Szilagyi, P, 2013, Bates Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking, 11th edn, Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia USA. ISBN: 978-1-60913-762-5.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2017 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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