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MO1028 - Child Health Conditions

Credit points: 0.5
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

This module has been developed specifically for allied health professionals in the following professions; Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Podiatry and Speech Pathology.

This module explores child development within the domains of physical, cognitive, psychosocial and communicative development. Participants will be guided to review current child services in their local area, identify child assessments, and develop an evidence-based intervention plan for a child client, utilizing effective communication within an interprofessional team.

Learning Outcomes

  • combine advanced knowledge of childhood conditions and assessment and clinical reasoning skills, to formulate and communicate multi-disciplinary, family-centred intervention plans designed to optimise care in the rural and/or remote setting in accordance with best practice guidelines and local service strategic intent.

Subject Assessment

  • assessment 1) presentation - plan (must pass).
Prerequisites: Participants are responsible for ensuring they are practicing in accordance with the regulatory instruments of their specific allied health profession, within their own personal scope of practice and experience level and in accordance with the policies of their employer. This module requires access to an experienced paediatric therapist who can act as a mentor and supervise assessment tasks. Supervision can take place in person or via video link.

Availabilities

External, Study Period 15
Census Date 06-Jul-2020
Workload expectations:
  • 22 hours - Integrated online and work-based learning activities
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

External, Study Period 12
Census Date 10-Feb-2020
Workload expectations:
  • 22 hours - Integrated online and work-based learning activities
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.