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Unit of Study PBHL5006 Building a Professional Portfolio (2024)

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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:

reflect critically on own professional practice and learning

critically appraise the role of professional standards or competencies in informing professional practice and ongoing professional learning in health, social and community services

plan appropriate strategies to collect, select and critique evidence for inclusion in a professional portfolio within health, social and community setting

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Structured online learning (6 wks)
Discussion board10%
Reflective writing30%

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Andre, K, Heartfield, M, & Cusack, L, 2020, Portfolios for Health Professionals, 4th edn, Elsevier Australia. ISBN: 9780729543521.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • No prescribed resources/equipment.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.

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