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SP5208 - Clinical Exercise Physiology Placement 2

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 includes 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. Students will undertake self-reflection in practice and explore concepts of lifelong learning as allied health professionals, and provide feedback on clinical practice. In this subject students will consolidate all knowledge, skills, and competencies required of a clinical exercise physiologist.

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 skills in the appraisal of clinical exercise physiology practice, adhering to principles of honesty, objectivity, and fairness;
  • 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;
  • critically reflect on one's own performance in order to design and plan for ongoing professional and personal development.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Reflection/reflective task 1 - (%) - Individual
  • Written > Self-reflection task - (%) - Individual
  • Oral > Viva - (%) - 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.

Corequisites: SP5207


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.

  • 1 hours specialised - Oral Viva exit examination
  • 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.