Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.
Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:
- prepare referral letters for at least ten clients across a range of the following appropriate medical or allied health professionals when guidance and feedback is required regarding exercise participation;
- deliver at least five suitable exercise programs in response to guidance or instruction provided by medical or allied health professionals;
- maintain and store the following professional records: parental or guardian consent, if relevant; pre-exercise screening results; other client health information; client informed consent; documented guidance provided by medical or allied health professional; clinical test results, as required; fitness test results, as required; exercise program, and; client participation, and;
- provide ongoing clear and constructive feedback to clients and medical or allied health professionals, in a timely manner and in accordance with industry endorsed referral and communication reporting procedures.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge:
- legislative and regulatory requirements;
- organisational policies and procedures;
- industry endorsed risk stratification procedures, exercise implications and referral requirements;
- role of medical or allied health professionals and their areas of expertise to enable appropriate and timely referrals for clients;
- the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law, Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and searchable practitioner registers;
- risk factors requiring client referral in accordance with industry endorsed pre-exercise screening and risk stratification processes, and;
- signs and symptoms of exercise intolerance or medical conditions requiring referral to appropriate medical practitioner or allied health professional.