SSEH5693 Industry Practicum 3

6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 1UWA (Perth)External
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.
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.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) competency to practice and (2) clinical assessment and report. 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 clinical assessment and report components.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Professor Tim Ackland and Dr Bonnie Furzer
Contact hours
All unit content is online, and contact hours vary due to WIL component.
Completion of allocated clinical practice tasks and WIL (minimum 1 x 4-week placement) in line with individual student course plans.
Unit Outline
Semester 1_2019 [SEM-1_2019]
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