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Unit of Study OST82001 - Osteopathic Clinical Practice and Research I (2020)

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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 skills in taking a full patient case history at a beginning student practitioner level
2 perform a full patient physical examination in an evidence-based context at a beginning student practitioner level
3 demonstrate and explain the diagnostic process in a specific case context at a beginning student practitioner level
4 implement and explain a management plan, including for chronic pain and neuromusculoskeletal rehabilitation, and commence a safe, rational and evidence-based series of osteopathic treatments at a beginning student practitioner level
5 demonstrate professional behaviour and attitudes, including reliability and developing time management and data recording skills
6 reflect on own clinical practice skills and experiences
7 work collaboratively within a team on a research project proposal, retrieving and critically appraising relevant literature.

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

  1. demonstrate skills in taking a full patient case history at a beginning student practitioner level
    • GA6:
    • GA7:
  2. perform a full patient physical examination in an evidence-based context at a beginning student practitioner level
    • GA3:
    • GA7:
  3. demonstrate and explain the diagnostic process in a specific case context at a beginning student practitioner level
    • GA3:
    • GA6:
  4. implement and explain a management plan, including for chronic pain and neuromusculoskeletal rehabilitation, and commence a safe, rational and evidence-based series of osteopathic treatments at a beginning student practitioner level
    • GA3:
    • GA6:
  5. demonstrate professional behaviour and attitudes, including reliability and developing time management and data recording skills
    • GA3:
  6. reflect on own clinical practice skills and experiences
    • GA3:
  7. work collaboratively within a team on a research project proposal, retrieving and critically appraising relevant literature.
    • GA3:

Prescribed learning resources

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