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PT in Musculoskeletal Conditions A - PHTY2058

Year - 2018

The purpose of this unit is to provide students with the bases of assessment, and treatment planning and application for uncomplicated musculoskeletal conditions affecting the lower limbs and lumbar region of the spine. Students will develop the ability to select and implement interventions based on clinical reasoning, principles of evidence-based practice and safety. Emphasis will be given to the systematic structuring and recording of the physical examination and to the application of anatomy, physiology and pathology to these clinical problems.

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x2-hr tutorial or practical/week

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

Brukner P and Khan K (2012): Clinical Sports Medicine (4th Ed). Sydney: McGraw-Hill


PHTY1024 and BIOS1168 and BIOS1169


Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Physiotherapy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Miss Paula Beckenkamp
HECS Band: 2
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