CMPL 7010 Clinical Placement

Credit Points 20

Legacy Code 401133

Coordinator Xiaoshu Zhu Opens in new window

Description This unit provides four weeks of full-time (or part-time equivalent) clinical placement with a choice of clinical training in the defined specialty areas (women's health, musculoskeletal health, mental and neurological disorders, oncology, or chronic and complex diseases). The clinical placement is with experienced specialist practitioners provided in conjunction with the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine in China or by an approved alternative arrangement with the student and limited by available opportunities.

School Health Sciences

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 20cp

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Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject

Pre-requisite(s) CMPL 7025 OR
CMPL 7016 OR
CMPL 7009 OR
CMPL 7005

Restrictions Students must be enrolled in 4716 Master of Chinese Medicine.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Synthesise knowledge and competency in the practice of specialty TCM clinical areas;
  2. Demonstrate competence in the design and formulation of care of patients in a specialist clinical context;
  3. Correctly diagnose, prescribe and administer treatment;
  4. Critically examine issues related to the care of patients in a multidisciplinary environment
  5. Employ recognised standards of culture and diversity in professional settings

Subject Content

Clinical experience of 4 weeks full-time (or part-time equivalent) with a choice of clinical training in the defined specialty areas (women?fs health, musculoskeletal health, mental and neurological disorders, oncology in Chinese Medicine , or chronic and complex diseases) with experienced specialist practitioners provided in conjunction with the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine within China or an alternative by arrangement with the student and limited by available opportunities in high turnover specialist clinical settings.

Special Requirements

Legislative pre-requisites

Prior to enrolling in this subject, students must have a National Police Check, which is required to be submitted before placement, and a Working with Children Check Student Declaration. Students must also hold a valid and current First Aid Certificate from a Registered Training Organisation. Use the link to the Special Requirements webpage below for more information.
Special requirements

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Satisfactory completion of clinical placement (observation) 4 week clinical block S/U Y Individual
Clinical record book Submission of clinical record book with documentation on 50 patients 50 Y Individual
Clinical report Written report on the specialist knowledge and skills gained, 4000 words 50 N Individual

Teaching Periods

2022 Semester 1

Campbelltown

External

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