UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

SSEH5692 Industry Practicum II

Credit 6 points
  Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 2UWA (Perth) and/or practicum placementFace to face
Content 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.
Outcomes 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.
Assessment 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 standard(s) for the clinical competency assessment and case presentation, client management report, and objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) components of the unit, as specified in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Dr Bonnie Furzer
Unit rules
Prerequisites: enrolment in the Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation (50380) or the Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology (73520) or the Master of Exercise Science (52510) or the Graduate Diploma in Work Health and Safety (52330) or 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 Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.science.uwa.edu.au/Units/SSEH5692/SEM-2/2017
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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