This subject contains a 15 days Compulsory Workplace Learning component.
Practicum/Clinical Placement - Students obtain and demonstrate valuable professional skills and competencies relevant to their area of professional practice. These field experiences include opportunities for students to observe and participate in work-based activities.
They may undertake placements in community mental health services and Indigenous health services in rural, remote and metropolitan services.
The program will continually monitor and evaluate:
" clinical supervision to ensure and facilitate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students students/industry needs are met in regard to clinical experiences;
" the provision of clinical supervision to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who are enrolled in the course, is consistent with existing clinical supervision arrangements offered to other students enrolled in health and related courses;
" supervisor/preceptor training to ensure quality and a thorough understanding of the course requirements by supervisors/preceptors;
" student/s clinical placement system for all students to ensure clear documentation and comprehensive records are kept;
" the alignment of learning objectives with the National Practice Standards (2002);
" continued maintenance of partnerships with key Area Health Bodies across all States and Territories;
" existing partnerships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Medical Services and Social and Emotional Wellbeing Centres to facilitate students/industry needs in regard to clinical experiences.