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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
This subject requires a clinical placement under supervision and independent study. It is the student's responsibility to schedule meetings with supervisor/s as appropriate.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Up to 60 hours in a clinical placement |
Total Time Commitment: Students are expected to undertake approximately 60 hours of self-directed learning in this subject.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Clare Delany
|Subject Overview:|| |
The ‘clinical development portfolio' is directed towards a clinical area of practice that will enhance and build on students' established clinical interests and expertise. It requires the student in conjunction with the portfolio subject coordinator, to organise a clinical placement that will meet the objectives and learning outcomes set out in the learning contract form.
|Assessment:||Attendance at a clinical placement to be organised in conjunction with subject supervisor within semester.A piece of written work of 5,000 words that is informed by the clinical placement objectives and experience. This work may comprise a review of literature underpinning the area of clinical interest or a review of the empirical evidence supporting the clinical practice, due end of semester (80%)One of the following, due end of semester (20%)Class presentation (case study from clinical placement); orProduction of clinical guidelines or position statement about the specific area of clinical practice (1,000 words); orClinical practical examination|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
On completion of this subject students will have
On completion of this subject, students will have developed the following generic skills:
|Links to further information:||http://www.physioth.unimelb.edu.au/programs/pgrad/index.html|
|Notes:||Students are required to consult with the Subject Coordinator to develop their timetable for this subject.|
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