This capstone unit provides students with an opportunity to integrate their learning with practice in a capstone experience. Students will apply their newly-gained knowledge, skills and values, in a professional setting. The unit also provides students with an introduction to the essential practical competencies in their specific Pathway and also emphasises the interdisciplinary nature of health. On completion of this unit, students should be able to: (i) Synthesise learning in the context of professional practice; (ii) Develop a practice framework which is based on ethical, regulatory and socio-cultural contexts of the discipline; (iii) demonstrate understanding of inter-disciplinary practice; and (iv) apply reflexive practice to identify and act on opportunities for learning/professional development; and (v) appraise the theory to practice/practice to theory nexus in the context of professional practice. The University will assist in locating clinical, laboratory, public health and counselling observations and/or placements where relevant. In addition, students will work inmultidisciplinary professional groups to reflect on their role in the multidisciplinary team for the management of sexual and reproductive health issues. There is a compulsory on campus intensive teaching block for this unit of study in addition to the online learning activities. Exemptions and/or credit requests are not available for this unit.
Online plus block intensive mode, 3 days, 9am-5pm; Professional placement/observation (as relevant)
Discussion board participation (10%); 2,500 Essay/report (30%); Presentation (30%); 2,500 Word reflective Essay (30%)