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SP5207 - Clinical Exercise Physiology Placement 1

Credit points: 6
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

This subject will provide students with the opportunity to experience the various roles of clinical exercise physiologists in work environments. This subject comprises a combination of online learning and compulsory face to face (clinical placement) activities where students observe and work with health professionals, being exposed to and undertaking tasks related to clinical exercise physiology. In this subject students will attain advanced knowledge and skills in clinical exercise physiology practice, including professional codes of conduct, ethical behavior in healthcare settings, practitioner/client relationship dynamics, and supervisor/student communication. Students will also explore clinical reasoning and critical reflection within the workplace.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate advanced practice skills in clinical exercise physiology within workplaces, independently designing, implementing, adapting,and evaluating safe and effective clinical exercise physiology services;
  • demonstrate knowledge and application in clinical reasoning and critical reflection in healthcare practice;
  • operate as a healthcare professional within healthcare settings, demonstrating skills in effective communication and referring, self- management, and leadership; and abiding by codes of conduct, and ethical, legal, safety, cultural, and privacy responsibilities.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Test/Quiz 1 - (%) - Individual
  • Written > Essay (including multi-draft) 1 - (%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Clinical placement performance 1 - (%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Passing requirements: complete and submit all assessment items; pass every assessment item; participate in at least 180 hrs of scheduled clinical placement; refer to the subject outline for further detail regarding must pass requirements.

Prerequisites: SP5206


Townsville, Study Period 1, Placement/fieldwork
Census Date 23-Mar-2023
Coord/Lect: Mr Brian Heilbronn.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 13 hours online activity
  • 180 hours clinical Placement
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: 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 official information.