Unit

School Of Health Sciences

Professional Health PlacementWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401406.1

Discipline: MEDICAL STUDIES NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

Student Contribution Band: 3

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Stewart Alford


Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4656 Bachelor Health Science in either the MT4003 Public Health, MT4001 Health Promotion or MT4002 Health Services Management testamur major and have completed 160cp.


Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
This unit involves a 120hr work-integrated placement conducted at a health setting. Online public health students will have the option of completing an online project placement with a health organisation. Online health promotion and recreational therapy students will have placements arranged for them within a reasonable distance from their place of residence.

Special Requirements - Legislative Pre-requisites

Student Compliance Information for all Health-Related Placements

Students must meet Western Sydney University course requirements as well as any special, legislated, or policy-mandated requirements.

Western Course Requirements

Visit the Special Requirements webpage for details about your course.

Special Requirements

Mandatory NSW Health student placement policy requirements

To be able to undertake placement in any NSW Health facility you must be assessed as compliant with NSW Health student placement policy in the first year of your course, regardless of when you expect to go on your first placement. Access and read the NSW Student Compliance Information Booklet.

NSW Student Compliance Information Booklet

Please ensure that you

1. Find your existing National Police Check or apply for one

2. Gather documentary evidence of your vaccination history

3. Print and compete all relevant NSW Health forms relevant to the campus you are enrolled at or online enrolment requirements

4. Follow booklet instructions on how to have your compliance documents assessed by NSW health staff.

International students have additional requirements: the link to the booklet will inform you of these requirements.

School Requirements

Contact your School for further details regarding your School’s requirements, if any, such as

  • If you live outside of NSW or Australia and need to meet your state, territory or country’s compliance requirements
  • If you need to meet different state, territory or country compliance requirements.
  • NSW Working with Children Check (WWCC) or other state equivalent, valid for your entire course.
  • Current approved first aid certificate valid for your entire course - approved course providers can be found at the Government Training website
  • Other non-health related requirements.

Student Compliance Resources are also available on the Placements Hub web page.

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

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
This unit organises actual placement sites as well as ‘desk-top’ online placements. As such the requirements regarding presentation and dress-code will be based on the actual placement site and its requirements.


Courses
4656.3Bachelor of Health ScienceCURRENT
6000.2Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health ScienceCURRENT


Specialisations

M4019.1Health PromotionCURRENT
M4020.1Health Services ManagementCURRENT
M4021.1Public HealthCURRENT
M4023.1Health Promotion StudiesCURRENT
MT4001.1Health PromotionCURRENT
MT4002.1Health Services ManagementCURRENT
MT4003.1Public HealthCURRENT




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