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Advanced Clinical Reasoning - PHTY5209

This UOS is the capstone unit of the Graduate Entry Masters program in which students undertake a major individual piece of scholarly work (a structured dissertation) on a complex case of a common condition/disease; and present a group seminar on a rare condition.Skills (both written and oral) that underpin effective communication of advanced clinical reasoning will be practised in tutorials and will be drawn upon in the assessment tasks. Lectures will comprise evidence-based practice, clinical reasoning, ethical practice, ethical dilemmas and cultural competency, and Master classes presenting complex cases. In tutorials, students will practice evidence-based physiotherapy skills and present their clinical reasoning (orally and written) . There will be also be opportunity during a tutorial for feedback on aspects of the dissertation.

Classes
(20x1-hr lec and 4x3-hr tut and 6x1-hr private study (preparation for assessments)) / 7 wk academic semester

Assessment
1 x clinical reasoning seminar presentation, group of 3 (30%), 1x3500wd dissertation incorporting evidence-based practice, individual (70%)

Additional information
Note that 90% attendance is required for tutorials

Pre-requisites

PHTY5206 and PHTY5197

Co-requisites

PHTY5208

Details

Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 2a

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Physiotherapy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
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: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
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
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Milena Simic
HECS Band: 2
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