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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

24

Faculty/College

Faculty of Health

Pre-requisites

Have completed 240 credit points in the Bachelor of Biomedical Science including MICR2002 - Clinical Microbiology AND BIOL2006 - Clinical Biochemistry AND BIOL2004 - Haematology

Unit aim

Provides students with the opportunity to integrate university studies with experience of professional practice. Students apply, practise and extend knowledge and skills developed in their previous studies through a supervised professional placement.

Unit content

  • Occupational health and safety issues
  • Work placement learning plans
  • Ethical practice
  • Skills of reflective practice

Other topics in this unit will align with the specific placement.

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 develop strategies for achieving set goals in an area of professional practice
2 critically reflect on the workplace learning experience
3 work independently and collaboratively in an ethical and safe manner within the workplace
4 apply discipline knowledge and complex reasoning skills in a workplace context
5 evaluate and disseminate selected competency-based topics combining evidence and workplace experience

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. develop strategies for achieving set goals in an area of professional practice
  2. critically reflect on the workplace learning experience
  3. work independently and collaboratively in an ethical and safe manner within the workplace
  4. apply discipline knowledge and complex reasoning skills in a workplace context
  5. evaluate and disseminate selected competency-based topics combining evidence and workplace experience

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.