SRUR5412 Rural Specialisation—Service Learning Unit 4

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
Students (1) provide ongoing service activity as described in prerequisite units; (2) evaluate the impact of their role on the service and critically evaluate their own performance; (3) provide process evaluation of the service learning that has occurred between student and rural service provider; (4) evaluate the application of students' service activity to the service; (5) discuss the barriers and enablers for translating evidence into practice; (6) formally share information gained through the service activity with relevant stakeholders; and (7) provide for continuity of service/handover documentation.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) evaluate their impact in a service; (2) finalise civic responsibility by sharing information gained and providing handover documentation for a service organisation; and (3) evaluate service learning that has occurred.
Assessment
Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) portfolio-based assessment and (2) project deliverables. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Associate Professor Denese Playford
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
IMED5412 Integrated Medical Practice 3 Part 2
or
RMED5321 Integrated Rural Medical Practice 2
Note
This unit is recognised by the University as a service learning unit. Service learning refers specifically to community engagement activities that are embedded in units of study, being structured and assessed as formal educational experiences.
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