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HSE711 - Pre Clinical Practice 1

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Cohort rule:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in H743 Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology

Unit chair:

Niamh Mundell

Corequisite:

HSE010, HSE705 and HSE707

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class and 1 x 2 hour laboratory per week - total 11 weeks

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit provides students with an introduction to the roles and responsibilities of the practising clinical exercise physiologist in the Australian healthcare system. Students will enhance and build upon the skills base of the exercise scientist through a focus on practical skill development. Through development of appropriate clinical decision making with respect to exercise testing and prescription, students will learn to work effectively with patients from typical chronic pathology groups to provide clinical exercise services.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Written assignment (2000 words) 40%

Assessment task 2: Examination (1.5 hours) 30%

Assessment task 3: Practical assessment (30 minutes-hurdle requirement) 30%

Unit Fee Information

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