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Unit of Study OSTP2010 Osteopathic Assessment and Diagnosis (2024)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit type

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • Faculty & College

  • Placement

    Yes

  • Enrolment information

    This unit contains Work Integrated Learning (WIL) activities that require students to meet mandatory fit to practice obligations prior to attending. Failure to comply by the fit to practice deadline will result in the cancellation of your WIL activity. Full details are available at www.scu.edu.au/healthplacements.


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:

demonstrate systematic, thorough and effective patient interview skills

identify and interpret the signs and symptoms of disease affecting specific regions and systems of the body to inform differential diagnosis generation

demonstrate skills of physical assessment of specific regions and systems of the body to inform the osteopathic working diagnosis

demonstrate critical analysis of medical examination, orthopaedic and special tests in the context of osteopathic assessment

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Tutorial 1 hour (Weekly (for 6 weeks))
Practical 2.5 hours (Twice a week (for 6 weeks))
Practical 1 hour (Weekly (for 6 weeks))
Placement 20 hours (Rostered)
Assessment
Practical50%
Case study25%
Workbook25%
PlacementSR

Teaching method
Tutorial 1 hour (Weekly (for 6 weeks))
Practical 2.5 hours (Twice a week (for 6 weeks))
Practical 1 hour (Weekly (for 6 weeks))
Placement 20 hours (Rostered)
Assessment
Practical50%
Case study25%
Workbook25%
PlacementSR

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • No prescribed resources/equipment.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.

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