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Neurological and Cardiopulmonary Physio B - PHTY4111

Year - 2018

This unit examines the scientific basis for clinical intervention in neurological and cardiopulmonary physiotherapy. The cardiopulmonary module will examine a range of complex clinical issues organised on a case-basis including multi-system dysfunction (physiological, psychological and social). Students will be expected to evaluate the scientific basis and ethical, legal and practical implications of current physiotherapy interventions in relation to the case studies. The neurological module focuses on the physiotherapy management of spinal cord lesions incorporating scientifically-derived and evidence-based practice and integrated patient-centred healthcare.

8-hr lectures/week for 3 weeks, 2x2-hr tutorial/week for 3 weeks. Unit is conducted over 4 weeks

2hr written exam (80%) and 10min practical/viva exam (20%)




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: Honours
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Prof Colleen Canning, Dr Zoe McKeough
HECS Band: 2
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