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This unit is designed to provide information about the core concepts and skills for clinical supervision in the health professions.

Students in this unit will explore current literature and research on clinical supervision theory and practice, and critically review models of supervision across professions and healthcare contexts. Students will situate their own clinical supervision experiences and practice within the existing models and will analyse, reflect and plan improvements in personal supervisory practice.

This unit is suitable for health professionals working in a range of healthcare settings who are responsible, or who wish to develop, skills for supervising students and junior health practitioners.

Summary 2020

Unit name Clinical Supervision in Health Professions
Unit code CAM609
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
Tasmanian School of Medicine
Discipline Medicine

Teaching staff

Doctor Elaine Hart/Wendy Quinn

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No



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Teaching Pattern

The unit is taught fully online with no face-to-face teaching


Reflection & Engagement in Online Activities including 3 brief essay tasks (300 words each) 30%
Essay on a critical review of models of clinical supervision (2500 words) 35%
Essay on application and reflection on clinical supervision (2500 words) 35%

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