BMS237 Integrated Clinical Placement 1 (8)

In this subject students will complete a supervised clinical placement (210h) and submit a comprehensive portfolio based on their experience. This provides students with the opportunity to integrate the theoretical knowledge gained in the subjects studied and practise and consolidate their skills in a clinical environment. Students will be required to demonstrate their ability to reflect and critically evaluate their practice.

Subject availability
Session 1 (30)
On Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus
Online
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 2 (60)
Online
Wagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
SY/US
Duration
One session
School
School of Biomedical Sciences
Enrolment restrictions

Student must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Medical Science

Prerequisites
BCM210 and MCR101
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to demonstrate problem solving and decision making skills;
  • be able to work independently and as a team member;
  • be able to demonstrate written and oral communication skills relevant to the discipline;
  • be able to describe the collection, preparation and analyses of clinical specimen or clinical data;
  • be able to demonstrate an knowledge of workplace health and safety and safe work practices relevant to the discipline;
  • be able to demonstrate appropriate professional behaviour;
  • be able to reflect on their experience and maintain a portfolio identifying clinical/practical experiences and the learning that has taken place as a result of these experiences.
Syllabus
The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Communication skills and professional behaviour
  • Collection, preparation and analysis of clinical data and/or specimens
  • Maintenance and promotion of safe work practices
  • Professional accountability
  • Reflective practice and portfolio development 
Workplace Learning
This subject contains a 30 days Compulsory Workplace Learning component.

Student undertake 30 days placement at an appropriate sites, for example a pathology or research laboratory. While on placement student will undertake specific tasks related to:

Communication skills and professional behaviour
Collection, preparation and analysis of clinical data and/or specimens
Maintenance and promotion of safe work practices
Professional accountability

During placement students will engage in reflective practice and develop a portfolio which will be submitted for assessment.

Students will be responsible for travel and accommodation while on placement and may be required to attend placement away from their normal residence.
 

Special Resources

Students are responsible for costs associated with travel or accommodation associated with placement and with ensuring necessary pre-placement requirements (e.g. immunisation, police checks, first aid certificate) are completed.

Contact
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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