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HLT301 Issues in Community Based Allied Health Fieldwork (8)

Abstract

This subject supports students preparing for and conducting projects associated with non-traditional fieldwork, domestic or international inter-cultural placements. Issues involved community based projects, multidisciplinary and transdiciplinary practice, and inter-cultural practice will be explored through guided and self-selected readings, experiential learning, projects, and reflection on project work.

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Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Community Health

Enrolment restrictions

This subject is only open to students of the courses listed: Bachelor of Health Science (Speech Pathology) Restricted Elective Bachelor of Health Science (Speech Pathology) (Honours)Restricted Elective Bachelor of Health Science (Occupational Therapy) Restricted Elective Bachelor of Health Science (Occupational Therapy) (Honours)Restricted Elective Bachelor of Health Science (Podiatry) Restricted Elective Bachelor of Health Science (Podiatry) (Honours) Restricted Elective Bachelor of Physiotherapy Restricted Elective Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) Restricted Elective

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
able to demonstrate:
- intercultural competence
- a critical approach to multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary allied health practice
- the ability to reflect on their own cultural assumptions and undertsandings of other cultures in the context of service provision,
and have developed skills in:
- community development
- networking
- working in traditionally underserved communities
- working with interpreters and cultural informants
- problem solving and conflict resolution in team work and intercultural practice
- being self-directed and able to reflect on their performance and learning needs.

Syllabus

The subject will cover the following topics:
- intercultural competence - working with interpreters and cultural informants - a critical approach to multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary allied health practice - working in traditionally underserved communities - critical practice

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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 20 October 2017. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.