This unit is a clinical placement unit which provides students with osteopathic workplace experience through their clinical placement hours in the student led osteopathic clinics. Students will be treating members of the public under the supervision of osteopathic clinical educators and will contribute to clinical operations. The clinical placement hours within this unit develop students’ capacity for teamwork, collaboration with peers and supervisors and communication with patients. This unit provides the environment for students to develop their confidence and maturity as an osteopathic practitioner.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
The MCQ assesses fundamental knowledge of safety principles and communication with patients. The OCPA and ROF are assessments performed in the clinical setting, assessed by the supervising clinician, of various aspects a student’s performance of skills and communication with a patient. Finally, the student is assessed on a case study of an observed patient and a patient referral letter to health professional.
There are no required texts for this unit.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):