CAP101 Introduction to Clinical Practice

Unit Description

CAP 101 Introduction to Clinical Practice is an introductory unit providing students with opportunities to participate in a learning environment that delivers both a theoretical understanding and practical application of the consultation process, utilising both aesthetic and medical classifications and analysis in forming a comprehensive consultation.

This unit explores therapeutic communication styles in gaining client history and appropriate record keeping within a practice.

Additionally, the student will undertake study and practice in the fundamentals of professional skincare as a base for further clinical aesthetic practices.


There are no prerequisites for this unit.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit the student will be able to:

Graduate Attributes (GA)

In addition to the unit-specific learning outcomes listed above, the following graduate attributes are taught, developed and assessed in varying degrees within this unit:

Key Dates

Week 1 Semester commences
Post Week 6 Mid-Semester Break
Weekly Assessment 1: Weekly quiz (10%)
Week 10 Assessment 2: Research assignment (20%)
To be advised (occurs at end of unit) Assessment 3: Practice demonstrations (40%)
Week 14 Assessment 4: Examination (30%)