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HSW3299 Fieldwork Placement C

Units : 2
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Health and Wellbeing
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 061309 - Community Health


Pre-requisite: CDS2002

Other requisites

This course is not available for cross-institutional study from other Universities.
IMPORTANT NOTES: All students must have obtained necessary criminal checks prior to commencing placement required for working in aged care, disability and/or with children.
Please see (weblink) here for more details. Contacting organisations: Students are NOT to contact any organisations until instructed by practicum staff.


This course enables students to apply the concepts of vulnerability, safety, case management, advocacy and law to disability and aged care settings. The course employs a holistic approach to assessment and management as students extend their prior learning by applying knowledge to placement experiences. This course will facilitate the development of students' personal and therapeutic communication skills with the aim of producing learners who are able to demonstrate assessment skills, critical thinking, reflection, the ability to prioritise and the safe transfer of theory to the real world of practice and to subsequent courses of study.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2016 On-campus Ipswich