Clinical Practice 2 unit occurs in the clinical environment and provides students with osteopathic workplace experience through their clinical placement hours in the student led osteopathic clinics within the university and community sector. Students treat members of the public under the supervision of osteopathic clinical educators and contribute to the operational running of the clinic. The clinical placement hours within this unit develop students’ capacity for teamwork, collaboration with peers and supervisors and communication with patients, and 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 & short answer test assesses fundamental knowledge of select assessments & justify diagnosis and prognosis for a range of conditions. 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 their ability to communicate management strategies for a patient base and/or common patient presentation through creating a blog post.
Required readings will be available on VU Collaborate.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):