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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 professional and ethical standards, and as determined by Exercise & Sport Science Australia (ESSA).
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Availability Location Mode Semester 1 Online Online timetabled Semester 2 Online Online timetabled
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.
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.
This unit is assessed on an ungraded pass/ungraded basis. All assessment items must be successfully completed.
Student may be offered supplementary assessment in this unit if they meet the eligibility criteria.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Bonnie Furzer
- Contact hours
- No contact hours. Students submit a portfolio to the course coordinator.
- 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.
- Contact hours provide an indication of the type and extent of in-class activities this unit may contain. The total amount of student work (including contact hours, assessment time, and self-study) will approximate 150 hours per 6 credit points.
Face to face
Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online.
100% Online Unit. NO campus face-to-face attendance is required to complete this unit. All study requirements are online only. Unit is asynchronous delivery, with NO requirement for students to participate online at specific times.
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.
Not available for self-enrolment. Students access this mode by contacting their student office through AskUWA. 100% Online Unit.
NO campus face-to-face attendance. All study and assessment requirements are online only. Unit includes some timetabled activities, with a requirement for students to participate online at specific times. In exceptional cases (noted in the Handbook) students may be required to participate in face-to-face laboratory classes when a return to UWA’s Crawley campus becomes possible in order to be awarded a final grade.
No attendance or regular contact is required, and all study requirements are completed either via correspondence and/or online submission.
Regular attendance is not required, but student attends the institution face to face on an agreed schedule for purposes of supervision and/or instruction.
Multiple modes of delivery. Unit includes a mix of online and on-campus study requirements. On campus attendance for some activities is required to complete this unit.