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Unit of Study OSTP6004 Osteopathic Clinical Practice and Research IV (2024)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit type

    PG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    24

  • Faculty & College

  • Placement

    Yes

  • Enrolment information

    This unit contains professional experience learning that requires students to meet mandatory compliance requirements prior to attending. Failure to comply by the compliance deadline may result in failure of the unit. 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 proficiency in conducting a full patient history

perform a full patient physical examination in context at a proficient level

demonstrate advanced clinical reasoning skills

formulate and explain a management plan and commence a safe, rational and effective series of osteopathic treatments

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

demonstrate appropriate clinical reflective practice skills

demonstrate ability to work collaboratively within a team through preparation of a manuscript for submission to a peer-reviewed journal

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Placement 2 x 5 hour shifts (22 weeks)
Tutorial 2 hours (18 weeks)
Placement 12 hours (Over the term)
Assessment
ePortfolioSR
Viva voceSR
Final Research ReportSR
Presentation of research projectSR
PlacementSR

Teaching method
Placement 2 x 5 hour shifts (22 weeks)
Tutorial 2 hours (18 weeks)
Placement 12 hours (Over the term)
Assessment
ePortfolioSR
Viva voceSR
Final Research ReportSR
Presentation of research projectSR
PlacementSR

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • Resource Manual 2015 available under study guide.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.

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