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|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Healthcare Sciences|
The subject addresses the scope of practice and professional roles and responsibilities of the exercise physiologist; the pathophysiological basis of cardiopulmonary and metabolic conditions; and the assessment, diagnostic, medical and exercise-based interventions associated with the treatment and prevention of cardiopulmonary and metabolic conditions and of complex case management. The subject examines the safety aspects of exercise for cardiopulmonary and metabolic conditions with emphasis on exercise capacity limitations; knowledge of, identification of and management of exercise contraindications and adverse signs and symptoms; risk factor stratification and monitoring; medication effects on exercise, behaviour change and client communication. The subject also encompasses the knowledge and practical application of designing, interpreting and facilitating assessments and clinical exercise interventions for cardiopulmonary and metabolic 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; achieve satisfactory/pass for clinical practice competencies; participate in at least 80% of scheduled workshops, practical classes and clinical skills sessions; and complete 36 hr of professional experience.
|Prerequisites:||SP3006 AND (SP3007 OR SP2207) AND SP3008 AND SP3015 AND SP3016 AND SP3011 AND SP3014|
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 24-Mar-2022|
|Coordinator:||Ms Lisa Simmons|
|Lecturers:||Ms Lisa Simmons, Mrs Jenna Pinchbeck, Mr Brian Heilbronn, Miss Nicole Goodwin, Dr Robi Islam.|
The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.
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