Professional Experience Placement (PEP)
Students will be allocated PEP within individual health care agencies. Students may be expected to relocate and are expected to travel to where PEP is available. To be eligible to undertake PEP all students must be ‘Verified’ as meeting College of Health and Medicine PEP Safety in practice Compliance as per the Course Entry Requirements.
Students who cannot or do not comply with these requirements will not be allocated PEP and therefore will not be able to complete this unit.
PEP days MAY differ from University of Tasmania calendar semester dates.
Details of PEP compliance can be found at https://www.utas.edu.au/health/professional-experience-placement/safety-in-practice-requirements
This unit is the second in an advanced clinical exercise Work Integrated Learning (WIL) program that progresses your real-world experience as a Student Exercise Physiologist. You will have further exposure to the assessment, prescription, and delivery of exercise to clinical clientele via placement in the University of Tasmania Exercise Physiology Clinic, and/or in University-approved WIL partner agencies, where you will be guided in your clinical education by appropriately qualified University, and agency supervisors. This unit builds on skills learned in Clinical Exercise Practicum 1, and provides further opportunity to develop and extend clinical decision making and communication skills through supervised WIL placements, and to develop a deeper understanding of professional practice requirements for an industry environment.
Unit objectives are:
(1) to progress proficiency in communication and behaviour-change counselling techniques with clinical clientele;
(2) to progress clinical reasoning skills, problem-solving and clinical decision-making skills with clinical clientele.
(3) to progress practical screening, assessment and exercise prescription skills with clinical clientele;
(4) To progress professional skills in collaborative practice, self-reflection, and self-direction.
|Unit name||Clinical Exercise Practicum 2|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
Dr Andrew Williams, Dr Sibella Hardcastle, Practicum Supervisors
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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CXA443, CXA414, CXA415 and CXA416
2 hour Induction Lecture/Intensive session (week 1 only).
A minimum of 140 hours of competency-based practicum experience will be accrued during set practicum block time at placement site/s allocated by the College Professional Experience Placements (PEP) Team.
1. Competency Assessments, Pass / Fail
2. PEP Engagement Activities, 50%
3. Digital Presentation and online discussions, 50%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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