40 credits at level HE6
1. Through practical application and case study, apply, contextualise and critically reflect upon the role of a sports rehabilitator in a variety of professional environments (e.g. clinic, professional sports club)
2. To develop appropriate methods of communicating and interacting with patients and fellow healthcare professionals
3. To gain applied knowledge in patient history taking, SOAP or equivalent notes and patient reviews, patient assessment, treatment and planning appropriately monitored interventions and treatments.
4. To gain applied experience in an industrial setting observing and assisting qualified and experienced sports healthcare professionals
5. to develop clinical reasoning skills
The clinical experience module is predominantly based on clinical placements of at least 200 hours. As such experiences will vary depending upon presenting cases at each placement. Students will be exposed to a variety of placements to include orthopaedic placements, sports medicine and physiotherapy practices and professional sports teams.
This module is designed to be completed on placement. Students will spend at least 200 hours in clinical practice. Support from both the placement supervisor and the module tutor will be available to enhance the learning experience.
Assessment will be continuous based on a satisfactory report from the placement supervisor on a pass/fail basis. A reflective practice diary (clinical log) and case study will provide a a graded assessment which will be assessed by the module tutor.
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Demonstrate a clear understanding of the demands of clinical work and the ways in which clients/practitioners may react to the clinical environment.||
Respond appropriately to a range of client situations in a range of clinical contexts.
|2.||Critically evaluate their clinical reasoning in terms of assessment, diagnosis, referral, treatment and rehabilitation regimes||Justify through self-reflection the appropriateness of their clinical practice and identify requirements for further personal professional development.|
|3.||Justify the methods by which reassessment and the monitoring of the clients’ progress are made.||
Effectively and appropriately identify the reassessment and monitoring needs of clients.
Effectively and competently establish client progress based on the evaluation of reassessment and monitoring data.
|4.||Justify investigations/ referrals as indicated by client monitoring.||Effectively and competently identify the need for further clinical investigation or referral based on the evaluation of client monitoring data|
|5.||Recognise injury and develop a systematic approach to the assessment of that injury.
Design and implement coherent treatment regimes to achieve short and long term goals.
|show competence in carrying out and recording patient assessments through a detailed reflective practice diary|
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||Reflective Practice Diary||Pass / Fail competence booklet completed by placement supervisor||20 Minute Presentation and Viva on a clinical case from the placement|
Before taking this module you must have successfully completed the following:
No restrictions apply.
Chambers, A. (1996) Final year physiotherapy students' evaluation of a clinical education programme Bolton: Bolton Institute
Clegg, J. (1998) Critical Issues in Clinical Practice. London: Sage
Fanthome, C. (2004) Work Placements: A Survival Guide for Students.Basingstoke: Palgrave
Herbert, I. (2005) Managing your Placement: A Skills-based Approach. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
Holm, S. (1997) Ethical Problems in Clinical Practice: The Ethical Reasoning of Health Care Professionals. Manchester:Manchester Univ. Press
Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice >1997
Stuart, CC. (2003) Assessment, Supervision and Support in Clinical Practice: A guide for Nurses, Midwives and Other Health Professionals. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone
White, S. (2003) Clinical Judgement in the Health and Welfare Professions: Extending the Evidence Base. Maidenhead : Open Univ. Press
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