Skip to main content
Unit of study_

Physiotherapy Practicum 4 - PHTY5189

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
5-week full-time (40 hours/week) clinical placement at clinical facilities

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

Pre-requisites

PHTY5197 and PHTY5206

Details

Faculty: Health Sciences

Intensive February

21 Jan 2019

Department/School: Physiotherapy
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 15 Feb 2019
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

25 Mar 2019

Department/School: Physiotherapy
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 19 Apr 2019
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 August

22 Jul 2019

Department/School: Physiotherapy
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 23 Aug 2019
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

23 Sep 2019

Department/School: Physiotherapy
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 22 Oct 2019
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 December

25 Nov 2019

Department/School: Physiotherapy
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 06 Dec 2019
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

18 Feb 2019

Department/School: Physiotherapy
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 22 Mar 2019
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

24 Jun 2019

Department/School: Physiotherapy
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 19 Jul 2019
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 September

26 Aug 2019

Department/School: Physiotherapy
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 20 Sep 2019
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

21 Oct 2019

Department/School: Physiotherapy
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 15 Nov 2019
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: Ms Michelle Fairbrother
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

Non-award/non-degree study If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student. Cross-institutional study If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to undertake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.

To help you understand common terms that we use at the University, we offer an online glossary.