The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2020
Course code

MRSC4050

Units

10 units

Level

4000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course seeks to engage students in examining and reflecting on the requirements for regulated professional practice, the frameworks available to graduates to ensure the maintenance and currency of professional knowledge and skills, and the pathway of progression from competent graduate to advanced practitioner. This course will assist students to consider and reflect upon the short to long term career planning options available to them as graduates.


Availability2020 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2020

Replacing course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): MRSC3255. Students who have successfully completed MRSC3255 are not eligible to enrol in MRSC4050.


Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Recognise the requirement for, and pathways for, maintaining up to date knowledge and clinical skills over their professional careers, and differentiate between workplace learning activities, continuing professional development (CPD), and formal postgraduate learning

2. Map a graduate career pathway from competent graduate practitioner to advanced practitioner, using available postgraduate/workplace/CPD programs, indicating the outcomes for career development that eventuate as a result of the completion of the program.

3. Demonstrate the ability to participate in, and complete, a continuing professional development activity

4. Design and evaluate a workplace CPD activity, based on a recognised framework for CPD, that engages their own and fellow staff's workplace learning


Content

1. The requirements of continuing professional development as part of maintaining ongoing registered practice in Australia.2. Workplace Learning, Continuing Professional Development, Postgraduate course work and research higher degree frameworks3. Career planning and mapping4. Advanced Practice Roles


Requisite

Students must be active in the Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Honours) (Diagnostic Radiography) 40002 program and have successfully completed MRSC3080, STAT1070, MRSC3155 and MRSC3160

OR

Students must be active in the Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Honours) (Radiation Therapy) 40010 program and have successfully completed MRSC3260 and MRSC3270

OR

Students must be active in the Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Honours) (Nuclear Medicine) 40011 program must have successfully completed MRSC3355 and MRSC3380


Assessment items

Project: Student Projects *

Written Assignment: Written Assignment *

* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.


Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

Course Assessment Requirements:

  • Written Assignment: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.
  • Project: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course. - Students must contribute satisfactorily to group work.

Contact hours

Callaghan

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 6 hour(s) per Week for Full Term