PS3006 - Complex Cases in Rural, Remote and Indigenous Communities
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Healthcare Sciences
This subject introduces students to the principles and practices of primary health
care and public health in the rural and remote Australian context. It aims to develop
the professional knowledge, clinical reasoning and problem solving skills that are
required by health professionals when working with people from rural remote and Indigenous
communities, particularly those with complex needs. The subject makes use of targeted
lectures and practical sessions. In addition, case studies will be used to provide
students with the opportunity to apply clinical reasoning, problem solving and an
evidence based approach to the preparation of management plans.
- design management plans for chronic or complex cases that is evidence based, appropriate
to an individual's context, culture and beliefs;
- justify, using the ICF framework, critical factors in the management of people with
chronic or complex conditions;
- adapt ethical and decision making models, physiotherapy standards and interprofessional
principles to manage complex cases and situations relevant to clinical practice.
- end of semester exam (65%)
- assignments (35%).
Special Assessment Requirements
To pass this subject students are required to pass the end of semester examination,
attend clinical placements, submit a completed clinical logbook and submit ePortfolio
items as described in the subject outline. No marks are allotted to the clinical placements,
completed clinical logbook or ePortfolio items.
||HS2402 AND HS2403 AND HS2405 AND RH2002 AND PS2005 AND PS2004 AND PS2002 AND PS2003
Study Period 1
|Census Date 26-Mar-2020
||Dr Anne Jones
||Dr Anne Jones, Mrs Gitte Nielsen.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 20 hours lectures
- 30 hours workshops/Seminars
- assessment and self-directed study
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