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2021 unit offering information will be available in November 2020

Unit description

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.

Unit content

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
  • 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

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1assess clients and plan, develop and implement appropriate multimodal intervention methodsCreativity
2critically appraise multimodal intervention approaches and outcomes of programsKnowledge of a discipline
3create and implement plans for intervention that take into consideration evidence based practice and the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health FrameworkCreativityKnowledge of a discipline
4communicate (verbal and written) professionally with clients and relevant othersCreativityKnowledge of a discipline
5identify and apply effective discipline specific and inter-professional practice principlesKnowledge of a discipline

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

  1. assess clients and plan, develop and implement appropriate multimodal intervention methods
    • GA2: Creativity
  2. critically appraise multimodal intervention approaches and outcomes of programs
    • GA4: 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
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  4. communicate (verbal and written) professionally with clients and relevant others
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  5. identify and apply effective discipline specific and inter-professional practice principles
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline

Teaching and assessment

Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. 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 study session.

Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2021 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2

Fee paying courses
For POSTGRADUATE or UNDERGRADUATE full fee paying courses please check Domestic Postgraduate Fees OR Domestic Undergraduate Fees

International

Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.

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