Physiotherapy Practicum C (PHTY3074)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit of study involves clinical placements in one of the following areas: rehabilitation, acute care, ambulatory/outpatients, community health and an elective unit such as paediatrics, private practice, burns or hand therapy. Students will be required to demonstrate competence in the specific clinical skills for each area as well as the generic skills and attributes of physiotherapy professionals. During practicum placements there will be opportunities for interprofessional learning. In addition, students will be responsible for individual and group training sessions such as strength and fitness programs. Physiotherapy Practicums A, B, C, D, E are all five week placements which require full attendance (37 hours per week) at clinical facilities. In addition, at least one of the placements will be in a rural or regional setting.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

Clinical placement

Assessment

Assessment based on clinical performance, written material, communication skills, organisational skills and professionalism (100%)

Faculty/department permission required?

Yes

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

PHTY2052, PHTY2053, PHTY2054, PHTY2055, PHTY2056, PHTY2057, PHTY3068, PHTY3069, PHTY3070, PHTY3071

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