SSEH5647 Chronic and Complex Conditions 2
- 6 points
|Semester 1||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- The unit focuses on the knowledge, skills and clinical evidence around the design, development and delivery of therapeutic interventions for clients for clients with chronic and/or complex conditions.
The unit will be assessed using a combination of blended learning assessment and feedback, incorporating theoretical and practical elements, problem- based learning, case study analysis, and simulated learning modes.
- Students are able to (1) demonstrate an advanced understanding of the pathological and pathophysiological basis of target pathologies. ; (2) demonstrate knowledge of evidence-based rehabilitation or therapeutic practice for target pathologies.; (3) apply knowledge related to design and implementation of therapeutic programs or interventions.; (4) apply knowledge related to clinical assessment of patients with chronic and complex conditions; and (5) apply knowledge related to interpretation of clinical data.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) theory exam; (2) course workbook; and (3) skills and safe practice assessment. 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 via OSCE (objective, structured clinical examination) and course workbook and quizzes components.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Bonnie Furzer
- Contact hours
- The lectures, laboratories and seminars occur in two 3-week intensive blocks (at the beginning and end of semester), leaving an 8-week space in between for industry placements. These intensive teaching blocks require students' presence on campus full-time.
- 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.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.