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Unit of study_

Professional Practice 1 - EXSS5059

Year - 2020

The aim of this unit is to introduce the student to a range of issues related to exercise physiology professional practice and service delivery. Topics covered include professional ethics and oral and written communications skills. This unit of study will also provide an introduction to supervised clinical practice. Students will work with low risk clientele, building their confidence and developing skills acquired in this and other units of study taken in this semester.

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x3-hr tutorial or practical/week, for 8 weeks prior to commencing practical

ACE Module (0%), written reflection (20%), Client Interview (40%), Client Report (40%), assessment of competency on placement (Pass/Fail)

Additional information
Students must have a current CPR certificate of competency prior to undertaking placement

Assumed knowledge
Students must meet all pre-placement requirements as outlined on the University of Sydney Course-specific Checks and Clearances website ( Further, students must have in Sonia an up-to-date CPR certificate and declaration that they have read and understood key documents related to privacy and confidentiality, codes of conduct, NSW Health policies and general communication/email etiquette. NSW Health and other sites may require students to undertake mandatory orientation and induction modules as relevant to the specific placement site. Failure to meet these requirements may prevent a student from being allocated to, and/or completing a placement or fieldwork unit of study irrespective of their enrolment status.


EXSS5029 and EXSS5058


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Intensive May

20 Apr 2020

Department/School: Exercise and Sport Science
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 08 May 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Jacqueline Raymond
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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