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PT in Musculoskeletal Conditions B - PHTY2059

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 upper limbs and cervical and thoracic regions of the spine. Students will develop the ability to select and implement interventions based on clinical reasoning, principles of evidence-based practice and safety. Students will also consider the impact of surgical intervention on physiotherapy management of musculoskeletal conditions.

Classes
2-hr lecture/week, 2-hr tutorial or practical/week

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

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

Pre-requisites

PHTY2058

Details

Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Physiotherapy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 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
Location
Cumberland
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Marina Pinheiro
HECS Band: 2
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