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Unit of Study OSTP6001 Osteopathic Clinical Practice and Research I (2023)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit type

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • Faculty & College

  • Placement

    Yes

  • Enrolment information

    This unit contains professional experience learning/ laboratory activities that require students to meet mandatory compliance requirements prior to attending. Failure to comply with these requirements will result in you being unable to undertake the Professional Experience Learning and/or stipulated Laboratory Activity which may result in failure of the unit. Full details are available at www.scu.edu.au/healthplacements Please note Full Covid-19 vaccination is a mandatory requirement associated with the placement element of this unit of study. This requirement has been stipulated by the placement providers. It is strongly recommended that only students who meet this requirement enrol in this unit.


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 skills in taking a full patient case history at a beginning student practitioner level

perform a full patient physical examination in an evidence-based context at a beginning student practitioner level

demonstrate and explain the diagnostic process in a specific case context at a beginning student practitioner level

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

demonstrate professional behaviour and attitudes, including reliability and developing time management and data recording skills

reflect on own clinical practice skills and experiences

work collaboratively within a team on a research project proposal, retrieving and critically appraising relevant literature.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Placement 1 x 5 hour shift weekly (18 weeks)
Tutorial 2 hours (12 weeks)
Placement 12 hours (Across the term)
Assessment
PortfolioSR
PracticalSR
Viva voceSR
Research ProposalSR

Teaching method
Placement 1 x 5 hour shift weekly (18 weeks)
Tutorial 2 hours (12 weeks)
Placement 12 hours (Across the term)
Assessment
PortfolioSR
PracticalSR
Viva voceSR
Research ProposalSR

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • Student Osteopathic Clinic Resource Manual 2018 available via the BB site. Relevant Policy documents (e.g. Code of Conduct, Clinical Guidelines, Hygiene Policy, Room Monitor Duties, Supervisors Policy) and Incident Reports are also available online.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.

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