Unit

School Of Health Sciences

Clinical Education C (Ambulatory Care)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 401111.3

Discipline: PHYSIOTHERAPY

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 4

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Amitabh Gupta


Incompatible Units
401052 - Clinical Education C (Ambulatory Care)

Prerequisite
400984 Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy AND 400998 Neurological Rehabilitation AND 401200 Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy B

Corequisite
401107 Physiotherapy for Chronic Illness and Disease

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4706 Bachelor of Physiotherapy or 4707 Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) or 4733 Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours).


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 1H  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - EXTERNAL  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 2H  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - EXTERNAL  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*

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About this Unit
This clinical education placement will operationalise the theoretical and research knowledge and skills learnt in the first three years of the course. Students will be required to assess and treat clients who present in hospital outpatient departments, community settings and private practices. This involves the assessment of the client’s impairments, function and disability within their home and community environment. Interventions may include manual and exercise therapy; use of electrophysical agents, taping and bracing; and education regarding both prevention and management of conditions. Assessment and treatment will tend to have a musculoskeletal physiotherapy focus, however, clients may also present with neurological and cardiorespiratory conditions that require intervention. Students will therefore integrate knowledge and skills learnt across all physiotherapy-specific units in their provision of client-centred care as well as draw on their more general knowledge from earlier stages of the course.

Special Requirements - Legislative Pre-requisites

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
Students are required to wear the Western Sydney physiotherapy uniform, which complies with NSW Health uniform requirements; in addition they require a stethoscope and a name badge.


Courses
4706.2Bachelor of PhysiotherapyCURRENT
4733.1Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)CURRENT




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