Unit

School Of Health Sciences

Workplace Learning 1 (Therapeutic Recreation)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 400246.5

Discipline: REHABILITATION THERAPIES NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Nicole Peel


Prerequisite
400783 Professional Pathways in Health Science

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Health Science - Therapeutic Recreation program.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Spring  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  Nicole Peel  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Sydney City Session 3  Yes  Sydney City Campus - DAY  Andrey Zheluk  Timetable not available   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Spring  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  Nicole Peel  Timetable not available  
2021 Sydney City Session 2  Yes  Sydney City Campus - DAY  Andrey Zheluk  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit provides students with the opportunity to apply theoretical and practical knowledge and skills gained in the course to develop their practice and professional behaviours in a therapeutic recreation workplace setting. The unit develops skills for students in working with individuals in a therapeutic recreation program that include assessment, planning, programming and evaluation.

Special Requirements - Legislative Pre-requisites

Note: For Spring 2020 enrolment, the First Aid Special Requirement is not required due to COVID-19 restrictions on resuscitation training.

To be eligible to enrol in a unit and attend a health-related placement in your course, students must meet Western Sydney University course requirements AND Special Legislative Requirements to be assessed in their first year of study against the following:

1. National Criminal History Check: Students must have a current (expiring 3 years from date of issue) check valid for their entire course. A valid National Criminal history check must be an Australia wide check, include the student's full name matching their Student ID card and date of birth and not have any offences listed. If a student has a criminal history identified on their check, they must provide a Clinical Placement Authority Card (CPAC) or conditional letter from the NSW HealthShare Employment Screening and Review Unit

(https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/student_clearance/Documents/appendix-10-student-application.pdf).

International students must additionally have a translated International Police Check or statutory declaration.

2. A NSW Working with Children Check (WWCC) clearance letter issued under the category of volunteer valid for their entire course.

3. A current approved first aid certificate valid for their entire course, approved provider courses can be found at:

http://training.gov.au.

4. A completed vaccination/immunisation card with all serology results containing expiry dates and currency must be maintained by the student to ensure compliance for their entire course.

5. NSW Undertaking/Declaration form

6. Completed any additional health forms required (such as NSW Health Code of Conduct, Health Student Undertaking/Declaration and Tuberculosis (TB) Assessment Tool)

7. Relevant Local Health District specific documentation as requested.

Contact your School for further details. Resources are also available on the Placement Hub website:

https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/learning_futures/home/placements_hub/placements_hub/student_compliance

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Uniform - pants, and a Therapeutic Recreation shirt available from the retail outlet on Campbelltown campus


Courses
4656.1Bachelor of Health ScienceCONTINUING
4656.2Bachelor of Health ScienceCONTINUING
6000.1Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health ScienceCONTINUING


Specialisations

KT4002.1Therapeutic RecreationCONTINUING
KT4006.1Therapeutic RecreationCURRENT
M4000.1Therapeutic RecreationCONTINUING




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