units

MHP5112

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Skip to content | Change text size
 

print version

Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

8 points, SCA Band 1, 0.1666667 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)TBC

Synopsis

Students will undertake the second of three 42-day placements in a health organisation under the supervision of a health psychologist who is a member of the APS College of Health Psychologists. Placement seminars, which will be held at the residential schools, will cover topics relevant to the professional practice of health psychology. No more than 42 days of the total placement requirement can be undertaken at the student's current employment.

Objectives

On successful completion of this placement unit students will:

  1. appreciate the role of health psychologists working in rural and remote health organisations and the interface between health psychology and other health professions;
  2. have learnt assessment and treatment skills and the preparation and delivery of health promotion programs.

Assessment

Three placement reports (500 words each): 30%
One case study (1500 words): 20%
Supervisor's reports: 50%
Student logbook: hurdle requirement

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Graeme Hyman

Off-campus attendance requirements

Five-day on-campus workshop

Prerequisites

MHP5011, MHP5032, MHP5051, MHP5072, MHP5102

Additional information on this unit is available from the faculty at:

http://www.med.monash.edu.au/spppm/