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Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science
JCU Inherent Requirements for Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (70610,108310, 71610B, 111910, 112910)
Persons wishing to enrol in the Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science should read these requirements in conjunction with the course handbook.
Students should carefully consider the inherent requirements statement below as a guide to their learning during the course, and as a way to identify early possible challenges they may have in meeting these requirements.
Prospective students who remain interested or engaged in the course should discuss their concerns with College staff, such as the Course Coordinator, as soon as possible. If the challenges are related to a disability or health condition, students should contact AccessAbility Services to discuss possible strategies and reasonable adjustments.
If the inherent requirements cannot be met with reasonable adjustments, JCU staff may provide guidance regarding other study options.
Reasonable adjustments must:
- Be consistent with legislative and regulatory requirements, and not compromise codes, guidelines and policies
- Not result in unethical or unprofessional behaviour
- Meet the necessary standards of timeliness, accuracy and functional effectiveness to ensure that self and patient care, treatment or safety is not compromised
- Address the need to perform the full range of tasks involved in clinical practice, including undertaking learning activities in mixed gender environments, which reflect the Australian context, and
- Ensure that performance is consistent and sustained over a given period.
Compliance with Australian Law and professional regulations.
Knowledge, understanding, and compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements are necessary pre-requisites to professional placements in order to identify, manage and reduce the risk of harm to self and others. Compliance with professional regulations and the Australian Law ensures students are both responsible and accountable for their practice.
Ethical and professional behaviour
Ethical and professional behaviour in academic and professional environments
Compliance with standards, codes, guidelines and policies that facilitates safe, competent interactions and relationships for students and the people they engage with in the many environments of practice is required for the physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual wellbeing of all.
Compliance with safe practice sufficient to meet client care needs, including considerations of current scope of practice, workplace health and safety and infection control.
Compliance with current scope of practice, workplace health and safety, infection control considerations and effective and timely response to alarm systems are required to provide safe environments for students, staff and others.
Knowledge and cognitive skills
Knowledge acquisition, utilisation and retention spanning and drawing together all coursework subjects. Cognitive skills for focus, memory, attention to detail, theoretical deliberation, and practical functioning sufficient to meet client care needs.
Understanding and retention of coursework information and the effective processing of this information is required for appropriate, safe and effective delivery of care.
Awareness of own thinking, and skills to reflect, evaluate, adapt and implement new cognitive strategies for improved learning and client care.
Understanding and ongoing learning about oneself as an instrument in client care is required for safe and effective delivery of practice.
English literacy skills that allow the creation and interpretation of clear meaning for client care through a range of symbols and English language text.
Client care information can be delivered by many different modes and competent literacy skills for these are essential to provide appropriate, safe and effective delivery of care/practice.
Accurate processing and reasoning with numbers and numerical concepts for client care decisions.
Competent reasoning and reliable accuracy with numerical concepts are essential for safe and effective care/practice.
Verbal communication in English to a standard that allows fluid, clear, and comprehensible two-way discussions for client care, tailored to the local English-speaking audiences.
Effective verbal communication, in English, with clients, university and professional staff is required for effective learning and to provide safe and effective delivery of care/practice.
Non-verbal communication skills that enable respectful communication with others to meet client care needs.
The ability to recognise, interpret and respond to non-verbal cues, to communicate with congruent and respectful non-verbal behaviour, and to be sensitive to individual and/or cultural variations in non-verbal communication is essential for safe and effective care.
Ability to produce English text to a standard that provides clear and professional-level communication for client care, with language usage and style tailored to the targeted recipients.
Effective communication in English text is required to demonstrate applied skills in academic writing conventions and in sustained and organised academic argument and provide safe and effective delivery of care/practice.
Ability to interact with visual inputs sufficiently to manage learning environments and to meet client care needs.
Elements in the working and learning environment are delivered by visual means, and the ability to learn from or respond to these inputs is required to provide safe and effective practice.
Ability to interact with auditory inputs sufficiently to manage learning environments and to meet client care needs.
Elements in the learning and working environments are delivered by auditory means, and the ability to learn from or respond to these inputs is required to provide safe and effective practice.
Ability to respond to tactile input and provide appropriate tactile interaction sufficient to meet client care needs.
Elements in the working and learning environment are detected and measured by tactile means, and the ability to learn from or respond to these inputs is required to provide safe and effective practice.
Gross motor ability
Strength, range of motion, coordination and mobility sufficient to meet client care needs.
A wide range of physical client care actions in a time-constrained environment is required to provide safe and effective practice.
Fine motor ability
Manual dexterity and fine motor skills sufficient to meet client care needs.
A wide range of fine-motor manual tasks in a time-constrained environment are required to provide safe and effective practice.
Sustained physical, cognitive and psychosocial performance sufficient to complete the required activities for the degree.
A range of complex, multi-component or extended client care tasks carried out over a period of time and in a time-constrained environments is required to provide safe and effective practice.
Behaviour that adapts to changing situations sufficiently to maintain safe and complete client care, and instigates self-care consistent with professional expectations.
Behavioural adaptation is required to manage personal emotional responses as an individual and within teams in changing and unpredictable environments, including emergency situations and times of human distress. Students will also be required to adapt their behaviour appropriately during times of additional stressors in their own lives, whether this adaptation involves ways of continuing to engage with their role or withdrawing for self-care for a period.
Inherent requirements statements index
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