SSEH5693 Industry Practicum 3

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)

If this unit does not have an online alternative, then students who are presently unable to enter Western Australia and whose studies would be delayed by an inability to complete this unit, should contact the unit coordinator (details given on this page) to ascertain, on an individual case-by-case basis, if alternate arrangements can be made to support their study in this unit.

AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)External No attendance or regular contact is required, and all study requirements are completed either via correspondence and/or online submission.
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online.
Content
This unit involves clinical placement in an exercise physiology professional setting, under the supervision of an academic staff member or designate. Students
undertake the unit as part of the Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology to meet accreditation requirements, and ensure industry experience and competency.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) apply knowledge of the industry code of conduct and ethics, legislation and professional roles within AEP clinical practice; (2) integrate evidence-based practice in clinical decision making; (3) demonstrate and critique safe and appropriate exercise-based client management, including medications and delivering treatment plans; and (4) construct, evaluate and provide information and education to clients within AEP clinical practice.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) competency to practice; (2) client management report; and (3) professional communication assignment. 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 competency to practice and client management report 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) or the Master of Exercise Science (52510), and/or have a course plan developed including approved enrolment in this unit.
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 Work Integrated Learning (WIL). These intensive teaching blocks will require your presence on campus full time.
Note
Work Integrated Learning (WIL) schedules are developed at the outset of the course, but will be discussed with each student at the beginning of semester with adjustments made as necessary. There are some additional requirements needed in preparation for WIL which will be communicated to enrolled students via the UWA student email address.
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