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Unit of Study HLT10481 - Osteopathic Studies I (2014)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 Develop an understanding of reasoning and critical reflection, especially with regards to the history and principles of osteopathic medicine
2 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the principles of osteopathic medicine, particularly in relation to a holistic health paradigm
3 Explain the context of osteopathic medicine in the Australian and international health sectors
4 Demonstrate and explain the basic concepts of osteopathic diagnosis
5 Demonstrate and reflect upon safe and effective basic soft tissue skills and body handling

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

  1. Develop an understanding of reasoning and critical reflection, especially with regards to the history and principles of osteopathic medicine
    • GA2:
  2. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the principles of osteopathic medicine, particularly in relation to a holistic health paradigm
    • GA2:
    • GA7:
  3. Explain the context of osteopathic medicine in the Australian and international health sectors
    • GA4:
  4. Demonstrate and explain the basic concepts of osteopathic diagnosis
    • GA4:
  5. Demonstrate and reflect upon safe and effective basic soft tissue skills and body handling
    • GA4:

Prescribed learning resources

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.