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Professional Orientation (Health) (11400.1)

Level: Introductory Unit Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Faculty of Health

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  • Semester 2, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (191864) - View
  • Semester 1, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (190277) - View

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Syllabus

In this unit you will be introduced to the diverse opportunities in the field of health. We will explore contemporary issues within a variety of health professions as well as professional body requirements, accreditation and/or codes of conduct will be considered. You will gain an understanding of the skills and abilities required to perform as a responsible, capable, health professional and learn how your chosen health discipline fits within the wider health community. You will start your career awareness and planning through approaches such as five-year plans and portfolios.

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Identify the personal skills, capabilities and knowledge necessary to meet the standards expected by health graduates in their chosen field;

2. Map out their academic and professional trajectories over the next five years in a portfolio;

3. Demonstrate a capacity to work collaboratively as part of a team to achieve academic and real-world/professional goals; and

4. Recognise how cultural, social and professional boundaries, identities and expectations influence communication as relevant to the health professions.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Two hours of lectures and ten to fifteen hours of interactive workshops on campus per week.

Prerequisites

None.

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

None.

Equivalent Units

9799 Foundations of Professional Knowledge



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