ALLH11010 - Skills for Allied Health Assistants

General Information

Unit Synopsis

This unit will enable you to further develop and demonstrate the necessary knowledge and practical skills required of a competent Allied Health Assistant through an 80 hour work-integrated learning experience. Depending upon the setting for your work experience, you may be required to follow therapeutic treatment plans and interventions under the supervision of an Allied Health professional. Further, you will be guided to develop a portfolio of evidence that illustrates your capacity to operate as an Allied Health Assistant.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 1
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 2
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Pre-requisites:

  • ALLH11001 Introduction to Allied Health
  • ALLH11009 Research Methods for Health Professionals
  • ALLH11006 Life Course Development for Health Professionals
  • BMSC11007 Medical Anatomy and Physiology 1

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

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Residential School Compulsory Residential School
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Unit Availabilities from Term 1 - 2020

Term 3 - 2020 Profile
Mixed Mode
Term 1 - 2021 Profile
Mixed Mode
Rockhampton
Term 3 - 2021 Profile
Mixed Mode
Rockhampton

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Professional Practice Placement 0%
2. Portfolio 0%
3. Practical Assessment 0%

This is a pass/fail (non-graded) unit. To pass the unit, you must pass all of the individual assessment tasks shown in the table above.

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Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Source: Have your Say
Feedback
The residential school was of great benefit as it transitioned theory into practice
Recommendation
It is recommended that the residential school component of this unit remain practical-based to enable students to transition their theoretical knowledge into practice.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: CB66 Course Reference Committee
Feedback
The embedded Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance is of great benefit to this course
Recommendation
It is recommended that the Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance continue to be embedded in this course, as it provides students with a variety of additional benefits.
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Behave professionally and ethically within an Allied Health setting
  2. Demonstrate skills and competencies typical of an Allied Health Assistant
  3. Reflect upon the scope of practice of an Allied Health Assistant
  4. Develop a portfolio of documents relevant for the attainment of the vocational award of Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance.

Upon the successful completion of this unit, you may be eligible to apply for the vocational award of Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance 

Conditions apply.

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
1 - Professional Practice Placement
2 - Portfolio
3 - Practical Assessment
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
1 - Communication
2 - Problem Solving
3 - Critical Thinking
4 - Information Literacy
5 - Team Work
6 - Information Technology Competence
7 - Cross Cultural Competence
8 - Ethical practice
9 - Social Innovation
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1 - Professional Practice Placement
2 - Portfolio
3 - Practical Assessment