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Physiotherapy Practicum B - PHTY3073

Year - 2018

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 Practicum 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.

Clinical placement

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


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


Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Physiotherapy
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Ms Julia Blackford
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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