CHIR20012 - Advanced Clinical Development 2

General Information

Unit Synopsis

In this unit, you will continue to integrate the material studied within the chiropractic course. You will develop the clinical skills required to assess, diagnose and manage special populations. This will include paediatrics, female health including pregnancy, male health and geriatrics. You will understand management approaches to chiropractic care, which include active and passive care, prevention, advice on healthy lifestyles and self-managed care. You will appreciate the importance of integrating knowledge and skills to support clinical decision-making.

Details

Level Postgraduate
Unit Level 9
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band SCA Band 2
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Pre-Requisite: CHIR20009 Clinical Practice 4 and CHIR20010 Advanced Clinical Development 1

Co-requisite: CHIR20011 Clinical Practice 5

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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Unit Availabilities from Term 2 - 2021

Term 2 - 2021 Profile
Brisbane
Mackay
Online
Sydney
Term 2 - 2022 Profile
Brisbane
Mackay

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 Postgraduate 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

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To see assessment details from an earlier availability, please search via a previous term.

This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Policy for more details of interim results and final grades

Past Exams

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Previous Feedback

Term 2 - 2020 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 2.8 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 19.51% response rate.

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
Students found the practical workshop was beneficial to their learning experience.
Recommendation
It is recommended that the practical workshop be held in future offerings of the unit.
Action Taken
A paediatric chiropractor hosted the weekly zoom sessions and demonstrated practical skills involving pregnancy and paediatric related cases.
Source: Have Your Say
Feedback
Some students felt that the lectures and recordings could have been improved upon to assist their appreciation of the content.
Recommendation
It is recommended that the lectures be re-worked for future offerings of the unit.
Action Taken
Unfortunately, this did not occur. It will be done for the next offering under a new unit coordinator.
Source: Have Your Say
Feedback
Some students felt that the assessment requirements were unclear and the feedback could have been more comprehensive.
Recommendation
It is recommended that the new unit coordinator works with the head of course to ensure the assessment requirements are clear and that feedback is comprehensive.
Action Taken
Unfortunately, this did not occur. It will be done for the next offering under a new unit coordinator.
Source: Have Your Say
Feedback
Students felt that the content within the unit did not support their learning experience.
Recommendation
It is recommended that the new unit coordinator develop fresh content for this unit.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Have Your Say
Feedback
Students felt that a practical component to address the modifications required to care for and treat the special populations included in the unit would have been beneficial.
Recommendation
It is recommended that a practical component be added to this unit.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Have Your Say
Feedback
Students felt the assessments did not always match the content and did not advance their understanding of the subject material.
Recommendation
It is recommended that the new unit coordinator develop fresh assessments.
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes
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