Interprofessional Practice in Health and Social Care
Come to understand the history and context of health professional practice using the lens of your own profession. Look into ethical, legal and professional standards of practice.
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- 24 Oct 2022
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- demonstrate awareness and understanding of the roles and functions of the range of people working within health and community service organisations;
- identify ethical, moral, legal and professional standards and processes for meeting standards;
- apply in contextually appropriate ways principles of interprofessional practice;
- demonstrate understanding of and describe the factors that will shape the development of their professional identity;
- demonstrate reflective practice; and
- identify career opportunities within health and social care.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
No eligibility requirements
- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- Software requirements - Please refer students to link for requirements: http://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component.
- Other requirements -
Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
Health and social care professionals today work collaboratively with each other and with clients, families, carers and communities to achieve the best outcomes for overall health and well-being. In this subject, you will gain an introduction to the history and context of health professional practice, applying principles of interprofessional practice in contextually appropriate ways. With a focus on interprofessional practice in healthcare, you will explore the roles and functions of people working within health and community service organisations and how these people can work together to deliver health care. Examining ethical, moral, legal and professional standards, and processes for meeting these standards, you will reflect on and analyse factors that will shape the development of your own professional identity. The subject will also help you to identify career opportunities within health and social care.
Assessment 1: 1500 words; Online activities - includes 3 written online activities worth 20% each e.g. Online quiz or activity or short answer question. Equivalent to 500 words each.; Relates to Learning Outcomes: 1, 2, 5 Assessment 2: 1800 words; Oral presentation that will require the student to use PowerPoint and/or other media, such as video or oral recording equipment.; Relates to Learning Outcomes: 3, 4, 6
- Assessment 1 (60%)
- Assessment 2 (40%)
Current study term: 23 Oct 22 to 02 Dec 22
Check the learning management system (LMS) of your university for textbook details.