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Lismore

Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

24

Faculty/College

Faculty of Health

Pre-requisites

OST03328 Osteopathic Clinical Practice and Research III

Unit aim

Further develops the skills of the entry level osteopathic clinician by increasing patient contact in readiness for graduation. Deepens teamwork and critical analytic skills in a team based research project as the final report is developed to completion.

Unit content

  • Professional behaviours and competencies
  • Integration and application of theory and skills
  • Reflective practice
  • Clinical reasoning
  • Management planning

Learning outcomes

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:
1 demonstrate proficiency in conducting a full patient history
2 perform a full patient physical examination in context at a proficient level
3 demonstrate advanced clinical reasoning skills
4 formulate 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 preparation of a manuscript for submission to a peer-reviewed journal

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

  1. demonstrate proficiency in conducting a full patient history
  2. perform a full patient physical examination in context at a proficient level
  3. demonstrate advanced clinical reasoning skills
  4. formulate 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 preparation of a manuscript for submission to a peer-reviewed journal

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.