Develops the skills of the beginning osteopathic clinician in supervised clinical practice including case history taking, differential diagnosis, clinical reasoning, patient management plans and treatment strategies. Also develops teamwork skills working in a team-based research project.
- Provides 112 hours of clinical practice under the supervision of one or more osteopathic clinical educators and 24 hours of grand rounds
- Professional behaviours in osteopathic student clinic
- Integrating theory and practice skills as a beginning student osteopathic clinician
- Reflective practice: reflecting on self
- Clinical reasoning in osteopathic clinic
- Research project: retrieving and critically appraising literature, writing a literature review.
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 skills in taking a full patient case history at a beginning student practitioner level||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|2||perform a full patient physical examination in an evidence-based context at a beginning student practitioner level||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|3||demonstrate and explain the diagnostic process in a specific case context at a beginning student practitioner level||Ethical practice||Communication and social skills|
|4||implement and explain a management plan, including for chronic pain and neuromusculoskeletal rehabilitation, and commence a safe, rational and evidence-based series of osteopathic treatments at a beginning student practitioner level||Ethical practice||Communication and social skills|
|5||demonstrate professional behaviour and attitudes, including reliability and developing time management and data recording skills||Ethical practice||Lifelong learning|
|6||reflect on own clinical practice skills and experiences||Ethical practice||Lifelong learning|
|7||work collaboratively within a team on a research project proposal, retrieving and critically appraising relevant literature||Ethical practice||Lifelong learning|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2017 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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