SP4108 - Practicum in Clinical Exercise Physiology 2
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Healthcare Sciences
This subject will provide students with the opportunity to experience the various
roles of exercise physiologists in the treatment and care of individuals with musculoskeletal
and neurological conditions and will provide exposure to the roles of other team members
in rehabilitation processes, referral and communication pathways and medical record
systems. Students will have opportunities to observe and work with health professionals
during the design, implementation and evaluation phases of clinical exercise programs,
and to learn about equipment, facilities and program planning used in clinical exercise
- Students will gain hands-on and observational experience in clinical exercise physiology
at professional practices in the community which include: Assessment and monitoring;
design of exercise prescription/intervention; communication and leadership; safety;
- Students will put into practice professional obligations to clients and peers in a
clinical setting which includes: Abiding by codes of conduct; ethical responsibilities;
mentoring; responsible reporting; legal implications of their actions; interpersonal
relationships; client privacy, client consent and confidentiality; referral; self-management;
- Students will have the ability to critically reflect on their experiences at clinical
- Students will have the ability to evaluate their clinical practicum sites.
Study Period 2
|Census Date 29-Aug-2019
||Ms Sally Smart.
- 180 hours clinical placement
||portfolio of clinical experience and reflective practice assignment.
|Special Assessment Requirements:
||Students must attend 180 hours of clinical placement activities covering musculoskeletal,
neuromuscular/neurological conditions and cancers and satisfactorily meet set assessment
criteria including a satisfactory report from the clinical supervisor(s), a completed
logbook and workplace reflection.
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