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Unit of study_

Advanced Professional Practice B - PHTY4225

Year - 2018

This unit provides students with opportunities to explorecomplex clinical problems for which neurological, cardiopulmonary and/ or musculoskeletal Physiotherapy is indicated. Content will cover at an advanced level issues such as selection of intervention, referral to other professionals and determination of short, medium, and long term management strategies. Using a case-based approach, students will study injuries and diseases of the wrist and hand, respiratory/ cardiac disorders, and complex regional pain syndrome. Management will address issues relating to rehabilitation in community settings, and patients with multisystem disorders, while addressing psychosocial issues that can significantly affect management

Classes
4x1hr lec/wk for 6 weeks, 1x2hr tut-prac/wk for 6 weeks

Assessment
Practical Exam (30%), 1x2hr written exam (70%)

Pre-requisites

PHTY4221

Co-requisites

PHTY4226

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: Honours
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Robert Boland
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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