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Unit of Study HLT83006 - Accountability and Clinical Reasoning (2015)

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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 Apply principles and implications of autonomous practice
2 Discuss how health professional practice can be enhanced by adherence to human rights principles
3 Describe expectations of an expert witness and ways health professionals can influence policy development.\
4 Interpret accountability in service delivery settings and accountability systems external to the profession
5 Critically discuss clinical decision making around target selection for intervention and illustrate how meta-awareness skills can assist clinical reasoning in novel and complex situations
6 Demonstrate advanced clinical reasoning in relation to inter-professional practice by solving complex case studies
7 Explain how clinical reasoning and accountability interrelate in person centred care

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

  1. Apply principles and implications of autonomous practice
    • GA1:
  2. Discuss how health professional practice can be enhanced by adherence to human rights principles
    • GA1:
  3. Describe expectations of an expert witness and ways health professionals can influence policy development.\
    • GA1:
  4. Interpret accountability in service delivery settings and accountability systems external to the profession
    • GA3:
  5. Critically discuss clinical decision making around target selection for intervention and illustrate how meta-awareness skills can assist clinical reasoning in novel and complex situations
    • GA2:
  6. Demonstrate advanced clinical reasoning in relation to inter-professional practice by solving complex case studies
    • GA2:
  7. Explain how clinical reasoning and accountability interrelate in person centred care
    • GA2: