SSEH5699 Exercise Physiology Clinical Portfolio

Credit
0 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)Online timetabled 100% Online Unit. NO campus face-to-face attendance is required to complete this unit. All study requirements are online only. Unit includes some synchronous components, with a requirement for students to participate online at specific times.
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Online timetabled 100% Online Unit. NO campus face-to-face attendance is required to complete this unit. All study requirements are online only. Unit includes some synchronous components, with a requirement for students to participate online at specific times.
Content
This capstone unit will ensure graduates from the course have completed all necessary requirements for ESSA accreditation.
Upon completion of the units within Master Clinical Exercise Physiology, students clinical portfolio is expected to reflect the AEP attributes, as aligned to the five generic professional standards, and as determined by Exercise & Sport Science Australia (ESSA).
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) demonstrate practise according to the ESSA Scope of Practice for AEPs and the ESSA Code of Professional Conduct and Ethical Practice; (2) demonstrate well-developed written communication skills for engaging with clients, carers, health professionals, colleagues and relevant others.; (3) provide evidence of broad and coherent knowledge and understanding of the pathophysiological bases of AEP target conditions, and the associated medical, surgical and other allied health treatment modalities and interventions for these conditions; (4) provide evidence of broad and coherent knowledge and understanding of interactions between AEP target conditions, their treatments and the effects of exercise interventions in managing chronic and complex clinical presentations; (5) demonstrate well-developed cognitive and technical skills to: a) analyse, interpret and apply assessment protocols and methodologies appropriate to the client and setting; and b) design, implement and evaluate safe and effective exercise interventions; (6) demonstrate well developed cognitive and technical skills to monitor, recognise, analyse, interpret, report and take appropriate action regarding adverse signs and symptoms that may arise during exercise and/or recovery; and (7) demonstrate well-developed cognitive and creative skills to teach, coach and motivate clients to facilitate self-management of exercise and healthy lifestyle.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: completed portfolio containing evidence of (1) meeting the Exercise Science equivalency via ESSA membership or by means of Graduate Entry Assessment, and (2) completion of core competencies required for ESSA accreditation as an Exercise Physiologist; and (3) completion of the clinical placement requirements.. 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 completed portfolio containing evidence of (1) meeting the Exercise Science equivalency via ESSA membership or by means of Graduate Entry Assessment, and (2) completion of core competencies required for ESSA accreditation as an Exercise Physiologist; and (3) completion of the clinical placement requirements. component.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Bonnie Furzer
Contact hours
No contact hours. Students submit a portfolio to the course coordinator.
Note
Students should enrol in this unit in their final semester.
  • The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
  • All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
  • Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit, one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook one week prior the commencement of study. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Information on essential textbooks will also be made available on the Essential Textbooks. This website is updated regularly in the lead up to semester so content may change. It is recommended that students purchase essential textbooks for convenience due to the frequency with which they will be required during the unit. A limited number of textbooks will be made available from the Library in print and will also be made available online wherever possible. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus.