SSEH5691 Industry Practicum I

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Multi-mode
Content
This unit involves clinical placement in an exercise physiology professional setting, under the supervision of an academic staff member or designate, who also holds the required industry certification and experience.
Students undertake this unit as part of the Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology in order to meet accreditation requirements , and ensure industry experience and competence.
Additionally, this unit covers the fundamental training and industry requirements that students require prior to undertaking clinical placements in order to ensure safe and ethical practice.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) acquire knowledge of the industry code of conduct and ethics, legislation and professional roles; (2) demonstrate understanding of evidence-based practice in clinical decision making; (3) demonstrate knowledge of safe exercise practice including medications and delivering treatment plans; and (4) explain, advise, provide information and educate clients in a clinical setting.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) pre-placement competency assessments and (2) clinical practice skills portfolio. Further information is available in the unit outline.

To pass this unit, a student must: (a) achieve an overall mark of 50 per cent or higher for the unit; and (b) achieve the requisite requirements(s) or a mark of 50 per cent or greater, whichever is higher and specified in the unit outline, for the clinical competency assessment, case presentation and client management report, and objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) components.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Bonnie Furzer
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
Enrolment in the Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology (73520)
and
have a course plan developed including enrolment in this unit.
Contact hours
Weekly workshops will be conducted on campus incorporating face-to-face learning linked with preparation for clinical practice and work integrated learning. Additional content will be delivered online via online platforms.
Note
Industry placements will be discussed with each student at the beginning of semester prior to allocation. There are some additional requirements needed in preparation for clinical placement which will be communicated to enrolled students via the UWA student email address.
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