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Professional Practice in Exercise 1 (9380.1)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Sport and Exercise Science


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    • Semester 1, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (148042) - View

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    This unit introduces practices in health care and exercise service delivery as they affect the profession practitioner and workplace. Professional roles and responsibility will be discussed. Material will emphasise communication with clients, carers, other allied health professionals and support staff. Increased understanding of the needs of the client within the health care system and exercise settings will be developed and, in particular, discussion of issues that may be a barrier to effective communication.

    Learning Outcomes

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

    1. Demonstrate an understanding of the regulatory, ethical and evidence based principles governing the exercise physiology profession and exercise physiology practice;

    2. Compile relevant clinical documentation including SOAP notes and patient/client files; and

    3. Demonstrate an understanding of the interpersonal communication and behavioural change strategies that would be employed by allied healthcare practitioners.

    Contact Hours

    Up to 3 hours per week lecture/tutorial or equivalent.





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