Courses & Units

Empowering Your Career in Health and Community Services ZAC204

Cradle Coast, Launceston, Hobart

Introduction

In this unit, you will draw from the knowledge, skills and attributes that you have developed over the duration of the course to respond to simulated practice scenarios and contexts. You will reflect upon your personal and professional strengths and use these to build both your workplace and industry resilience. You will take a continuous quality improvement (CQI) approach to determine your career readiness and to plan for your future in the workplace.

In conjunction with the discipline theory, this unit builds on concepts of learning through practice in Year 1 of study by introducing you to more complex learning experiences.
You will be introduced to:

- discipline-based skills and knowledge in dynamic practice situations. This will include authentic and purposeful, industry-related experiences
- concepts of managing effective relationships and communicating with others
- the development and use of adaptive leadership skills and how these skills relate to innovative and entrepreneurial practice
- the nature of responsible, accountable and reflective workplace skills, and creative and critical thinking relevant to para-professional practice.

You will exercise self-awareness, initiative and judgement to manage yourself and professional relationships effectively. The application of tacit knowledge and capabilities will be reflected in a Practice Manual.

Summary

Unit name Empowering Your Career in Health and Community Services
Unit code ZAC204
Credit points 12.5
College/School University College
Discipline Applied Health
Coordinator Mrs Susan Musgrave
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Cradle Coast Semester 2 On-Campus Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus Domestic Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus 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 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

* 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 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate and communicate skills and capabilities for practice in health and community services
  • Apply discipline tools and strategies to simulated practice scenarios and contexts
  • Reflect on professional skills and attributes to inform career planning and progression
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
090599 $1,828.00 $858.00 $1,002.00 $2,402.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3

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2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP

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Requisites

Prerequisites

ZAC103

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2 x 1.5 hour online tutorials and 1 x 4 hour workshop per semester (on campus or online).
 

AssessmentAT1: Practice Scenario Analysis and Response (60%)|AT2: Work-Readiness Evaluation and Evidence (40%)
TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable

Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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