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Unit of Study OST82005 - Osteopathic Medicine II (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 identify and explain the signs and symptoms and diagnostic processes of disease identification in patient presentations in the aged care and paediatric domains
2 describe models of pain management, including the bio-psychosocial model
3 demonstrate competency in clinical counselling, applying knowledge of the psychological influences on health
4 demonstrate competency in constructing appropriate lifestyle management plans for patient based on the principles of rehabilitation
5 critically explore the integration of the osteopathic concept of health and disease with the diagnostic process
6 demonstrate rational clinical reasoning and problem solving skills in the development of management plans for simulated patient cases.

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

  1. identify and explain the signs and symptoms and diagnostic processes of disease identification in patient presentations in the aged care and paediatric domains
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  2. describe models of pain management, including the bio-psychosocial model
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  3. demonstrate competency in clinical counselling, applying knowledge of the psychological influences on health
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  4. demonstrate competency in constructing appropriate lifestyle management plans for patient based on the principles of rehabilitation
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
    • GA7:
  5. critically explore the integration of the osteopathic concept of health and disease with the diagnostic process
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
    • GA7:
  6. demonstrate rational clinical reasoning and problem solving skills in the development of management plans for simulated patient cases.
    • GA4:
    • GA5:

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