SSEH5692 Industry Practicum II

6 points
(see Timetable)
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 2UWA (Perth) and/or practicum placementFace to face
This unit is an individualised project and/or practical work involving laboratory experimentation, community service or research undertaken in areas of major study, under the supervision of an academic staff member or designate. Students undertake the unit as part of graduate courses to ensure industry experience and competency.
Students are able to (1) acquire knowledge of the industry code of conduct and ethics, legislation and professional roles; (2) acquire understanding of evidence-based practice in clinical decision making; (3) acquire knowledge of safe exercise practice including medications and delivering treatment plans; and (4) explain, advise, provide information and educate clients in a clinical setting.
Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) clinical competency assessment and case presentation; (2) client management report; and (3) objective structured clinical examination (OSCE). 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 and case presentation, 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
enrolment in the Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation (50380)
the Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology (73520)
the Master of Exercise Science (52510)
the Graduate Diploma in Work Health and Safety (52330)
the Graduate Diploma in Sport and Recreation Management (51390). Students enrolled in the master's programs must have completed a minimum of 48 points (for a 96-point master's program) before enrolment in this unit is permitted.
Contact hours
The lectures, laboratories and seminars will occur in two 3-week intensive blocks (at the beginning and end of semester), leaving a 8-week space in between for industry placements. These intensive teaching blocks will require your presence on campus full time.
Unit Outline
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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