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BMS237 Integrated Clinical Placement 1 (8)

Abstract

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 Modes and Location

Session 1
OnlineWagga Wagga Campus
On CampusWagga Wagga Campus
Session 2
OnlineWagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: BMS237
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionSY/USSchool of Biomedical Sciences

Enrolment restrictions

Student must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Medical Science
Prerequisite(s)
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 

Work Place Learning

This subject contains a Compulsory Workplace Learning component of 30 days duration. 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.
 

Specialised 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.

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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 24 November 2017. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.