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Unit of Study OST03322 - Osteopathic Clinical Practice and Research I (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 demonstrate skill in the taking of a full patient history
2 perform a full patient physical examination in context
3 demonstrate and explain the diagnostic process in a specific case context
4 develop and explain a management plan and Commence a safe, rational and effective series of osteopathic treatments
5 demonstrate professional behaviour and attitudes, including time management, data recording and reliability
6 demonstrate appropriate clinical reflective practice skills
7 demonstrate ability to work collaboratively within a team through the planning and critical analysis of the relevant literature of a research project.

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

  1. demonstrate skill in the taking of a full patient history
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  2. perform a full patient physical examination in context
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  3. demonstrate and explain the diagnostic process in a specific case context
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  4. develop and explain a management plan and Commence a safe, rational and effective series of osteopathic treatments
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  5. demonstrate professional behaviour and attitudes, including time management, data recording and reliability
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  6. demonstrate appropriate clinical reflective practice skills
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  7. demonstrate ability to work collaboratively within a team through the planning and critical analysis of the relevant literature of a research project.
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:

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