Courses & Units

Professional Experience in Health Sciences CXA334

Launceston

Note:

This is a Professional Experience Placement (PEP) Unit. To be eligible to undertake PEP (including community placements and visits), all students must be ‘Verified’ as meeting College of Health and Medicine PEP Safety in Practice Compliance as per the Course Entry Requirements. http://www.utas.edu.au/health/professional-experience-placement/safety-in-practice-requirements). Student are required to complete a Safety in Practice Agreement, Policy Check, Working with children check, Health assessment (where needed), Immunisation record, First aid certificate and Food hygiene and handling Certification prior to commencing the placement component of this unit.   Students who do not comply or are unsure of the policies should seek guidance from the School of Health Science.  Students who do not comply will not be able to complete this unit. Students will be allocated PEP within individual health care agencies. Students must be for available for 5 consecutive days, may be expected to relocate and are expected to travel to where PEP is available.  PEP dates MAY differ from University of Tasmania calendar semester dates.

Introduction

This unit is designed to link and complement the student's program of study by introducing them to the work environment. The professional experience placement (PEP) provides students with 40 hours of industry experience within their general field of study. Students will be required to: demonstrate an understanding of the requirements for PEP and employment in the relevant discipline; demonstrate competency in discipline specific workplace tasks, and integrate discipline specific knowledge through practice, reflection and project work.

Summary

Unit name Professional Experience in Health Sciences
Unit code CXA334
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
Discipline Health Sciences
Coordinator

Sandra Murray

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,402.00 069901

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

CXA209 and CXA214 and CXA228

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Mandatory on- and off-campus attendance.

Assessment

Log Book 10%, Reflection Diary 30%, Project 60%, External Supervisor Competency Assessment Ungraded Pass/Fail.

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Textbooks

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