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SES4199 Clinical Professional Placement 1

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Health and Medical Sciences
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 1
Grading basis : Pass/Not Pass
Version produced : 29 May 2022


Pre-requisite: SES3202 and (SES3299 or SES3399) and Students must be enrolled in the following Program: BSEH


This course is a requirement of the professional accreditation with Exercise and Sports Science Australia for clinical exercise physiology. During this course students will complete at least 180 professional placement hours, which may include 20 hours delivered as simulated learning activities (simulation modules).

Note that some professional placement will be required on campus at Ipswich, and some professional placement may be undertaken at other sites, which may be a considerable distance from any USQ campus. All students will be required to complete placements at more than one location. Some placement locations may be rural or remote.

This course will provide students with an opportunity to undertake 180 hours of clinical professional work experience within the clinical exercise physiology scope of practice. Every student's work experience will be supervised by an Exercise and Sports Science Australia Accredited Exercise Physiologist, a university-trained allied health professional (e.g. registered physiotherapist) or an exercise scientist with appropriate experience working with clients with chronic disease. Clinical work experience is intended to provide students with opportunities to develop skills and knowledge in clinical exercise physiology to enhance their professional development and potential ability.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 External
Date printed 29 May 2022