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Advanced Physiotherapy Practice - PHTY5208

Year - 2018

This unit of study will include three modules: advanced musculoskeletal, neurological and cardiopulmonary modules incorporating advanced clinical reasoning addressing complex patient-centred healthcare. The modules will enable students to develop their skills in analysing and planning management of patients with complex musculoskeletal, neurological and cardiopulmonary problems. The musculoskeletal module will include advanced manual therapy assessment and treatment including high velocity manipulative techniques. The neurological module will focus management of spinal cord injuries. Students are required to source and integrate material from core areas of musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary, and neurological physiotherapy as well as background sciences. Specific emphasis will be placed on fostering development of independent and eLearning skills as well as development of critical analysis skills to improve healthcare. Students will be expected to evaluate the scientific basis and ethical, legal and practical implications of physiotherapy interventions within the context of interprofessional team care and global health priorities.

Classes
4x1hr lectures and 2x2hr tutorials/wk over 7 weeks

Assessment
10 min practical exam (30%), written assignment (25%), 2hr end-semester written exam (45%)

Additional information
Note that 90% attendance is required for tutorials

Pre-requisites

PHTY5206 and PHTY5197 and PHTY5201

Details

Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 2a

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Physiotherapy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 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 October

24 Sep 2018

Department/School: Physiotherapy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Oct 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
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Zoe McKeough, Prof Colleen Canning, Dr Debra Shirley
HECS Band: 2
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