RH1004 - Foundations of Allied Health Professional Practice
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Healthcare Sciences
The subject provides students with opportunities to gain an understanding of the role
of Allied Health Professionals within the modern health care environment. The subject
explores inter-professional practice and current health frameworks that will equip
students with skills and knowledge they will utilise in future clinical placements
and practice. Professionalism and inter-professional constructs will be examined and
discussed specifically with regard to the Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy professions.
Students will learn skills which are fundamental to successful and safe practice across
a range of health settings.
- explain health professional roles, identity and interprofessional practice to ensure
safe, effective and efficient clinical practice;
- describe issues related to and methods to ensure personal safety, ethical practice
and effective service delivery across a range of healthcare settings and in a multicultural
- utilising appropriate frameworks, describe the influencing factors which impact on
client wellbeing including client attitudes and perspectives on health management;
- demonstrate practical skills appropriate for allied health practice.
- end of semester exam (50%)
- presentations (30%)
- practical examination (20%).
Special Assessment Requirements
To pass this subject students must pass the final exam (obtain 50% or more) and obtain
an overall score of 50% for the subject.
Study Period 1
|Census Date 26-Mar-2020
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 26 hours lectures - 13 weeks x 2 hours/week
- 24 hours workshops/Seminars - 12 wks x 2 hours/week (weeks 1 to 12)
- 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