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|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Healthcare Sciences|
This subject addresses the fundamental principles of clinical exercise physiology professional practice. The roles and responsibilities of the exercise physiologist in an inter-professional environment; contemporary challenges of the healthcare sector; and the pathophysiological basis of chronic disease will be addressed. The subject provides a basis for the knowledge, skills and attributes required as an exercise physiologist involving an understanding of reflective practice, clinical note taking, communication (inter-professional, peer to peer and practitioner to client), as well as ethics, scope of practice and legal frameworks. The subject will also examine the effects of chronic disease on anatomical structures and the physiological changes occurring as a result of processes of disease, in order to provide an understanding of cardiopulmonary, metabolic and renal conditions, as well as musculoskeletal, neurological/neuromuscular, cancers and mental health conditions.
Passing requirements: complete and submit all assessment items; achieve a cumulative score of at least 50% after the application of any penalties such as late penalties; participate in at least 80% of scheduled online workshops.
|Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal|
|Census Date 24-Aug-2023|
|Coordinator:||Mrs Azra Rantucci|
|Lecturers:||Ms Lisa Simmons, Mr Brian Heilbronn, Mrs Azra Rantucci, Dr Michael Inskip.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
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