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Physiotherapy Practicum 1 - PHTY5180

Year - 2018

This unit of study involves clinical placement which will give students the opportunity to learn and demonstrate competency in the generic skills and attributes of physiotherapy professionals as well as the specific clinical skills across the core areas of physiotherapy in managing clients across the lifespan in a range of environments and settings. During practicum placements there will be opportunities for interprofessional learning. In addition, students may be responsible for running individual or group classes to improve patient mobility, and conditioning. Physiotherapy Practicum 1 is a five-week placement which require full-time attendance (40 hours per week) at clinical facilities. In addition, this placement may be in a rural or regional setting. This unit of study includes one week mandatory attendance at simulation. Satisfactory performance at simulation must be demonstrated prior to being allowed to progress to first placement.

Classes
1-week full time attendance at simulation (37.5 hours) on campus at Cumberland Health plus 5-week full-time (40 hours/week) clinical placement at clinical facilities

Assessment
Assessment based on (i) satisfactory performance and participation during Simulation; then (ii) clinical performance, written material, communication skills, organisational skills and professionalism (100%)

Pre-requisites

PHTY5197 and PHTY5203 and PHTY5204

Details

Faculty: Health Sciences

Intensive February

22 Jan 2018

Department/School: Physiotherapy
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 23 Feb 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
Faculty: Health Sciences

Intensive April

26 Mar 2018

Department/School: Physiotherapy
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 27 Apr 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
Faculty: Health Sciences

Intensive November

22 Oct 2018

Department/School: Physiotherapy
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 30 Nov 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
Faculty: Health Sciences

Intensive March

19 Feb 2018

Department/School: Physiotherapy
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
Faculty: Health Sciences

Intensive July

25 Jun 2018

Department/School: Physiotherapy
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 27 Jul 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
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