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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 https://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.
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:
apply effective clinical reasoning, profession specific and inter-professional skills for patients with a range of disorders, and critically reflect on clinical practice
conceptualise and integrate use of the ICF, Disability and Health framework in the diagnosis of impairment (body function and structure) and its impact on life activities and participation
assess, plan, implement, measure and evaluate intervention for patients and their caregivers based on appropriate evidence, and using relevant technologies
write professional reports that include recommendations based on evidence and justified with clinical reasoning
identify and describe the roles of members of the inter-disciplinary team involved in patient management and care
Prescribed learning resources
- Higgs, J, Ajjawi, R, McAllister, L, Trede, F & Loftus, S, 2012, Communicating in the health sciences, 3rd, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic. ISBN: 9780195579048.
Students must wear their SCU uniform during clinic hours. Students must bring their own instrumentation to all clinical placement
Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.
Commonwealth Supported courses
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