Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy 4 (PHTY5199)


This unit of study is part of the musculoskeletal curriculum that develops knowledge and skills required by a graduate physiotherapist in the primary care management of musculoskeletal disorders in the general population. This unit focuses on management of musculoskeletal conditions of the upper limbs. At the completion of this unit student will have demonstrated theoretical knowledge, clinical reasoning and competency in assessment and treatment at a level sufficient to commence student practicum.

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2-hr lecture/week, 2-hr tutorial/week


Mid semester practical assessment (20%), end semester practical assessment (20%), end semester written exam (60%)

Faculty/department permission required?


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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

PHTY5193, PHTY5194



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