Aim of this module
To allow the trainee to experience a wide range of clinical services and subject areas, both to allow them to work effectively in the clinical setting and to assist them in choosing their future area of specialisation.
In several of the following fields:
|Number||Work-based learning outcome||Title||Knowledge|
Control infection risks in accordance with departmental protocols.
Obtain a suitably completed request form, greet the patient and check patient identity and recent clinical history
Explain the procedure for the clinical measurement, address any procedure related questions and gain informed consent
Participate in a patient assessment relative to the clinical placement being undertaken; identify and define individual requirements for intervention; discuss with the patient and clinic team the realistic expectations of the intervention and the expected levels of enhancement
Use a variety of clinical methods to assess biomechanics and function (eg forces, active and passive joint movement, motor assessment, muscle activity, interface pressure, shape and energy expenditure) taking into account the complete clinical picture
Develop objectives, recommendations and rationale for intervention
Make appropriate adjustments to equipment or its application to enhance function, comfort and safety
|You must complete|
|1 Case-based discussion(s)|
|1 of the following DOPS / OCEs|
|Participate in gait assessment, process the data obtained and complete for the reporting clinical scientist a real or shadow report including options of kinematic, kinetic and or visual assessment.||DOPS|
|Participate in a posture management assessment and complete under supervision a real or shadow report including recommendations and rationale for each. This might include wheelchair seating, static seating and or bed positioning, as applicable.||DOPS|
|Participate in the provision of a piece of posture management equipment.||DOPS|
|Participate in a wheelchair assessment and complete under supervision a real or shadow report, including recommendations and rationale for each. This might include manual and or powered wheelchairs, as applicable.||DOPS|
|Participate in the provision of a wheelchair and any associated equipment.||DOPS|
|Participate in a clinical assessment, for either electronic assistive technology, functional electrical stimulation, posture management, or wheelchair provision N.B. This will be partly assessed as an OCE.||OCE|
|Participate in a posture management assessment and complete under supervision a real or shadow report including recommendations and rationale for each. This might include wheelchair seating, static seating and,or bed positioning, as applicable.||OCE|
The academic parts of this module will be detailed and communicated to you by your university. Please contact them if you have questions regarding this module and its assessments. The module titles in your MSc may not be exactly identical to the work-based modules shown in the e-portfolio. Your modules will be aligned, however, to ensure that your academic and work-based learning are complimentary.